Physical measurement and analysis of thin films by E M. Murt

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Selected papers from the 1967 Eastern Analytical Symposium.

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Statemented. by E.M. Murt and W.G. Guldner.
SeriesProgress in analytical chemistry -- vol.2
ContributionsGuldner, W G.
The Physical Object
Pagination194p.
Number of Pages194
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Open LibraryOL13692376M

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