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Shaft inflation and the Planck satellite observations. / Dimopoulos, Konstantinos.

Proceedings of Science: (PLANCK 2015)037. ed. / ignatios antoniadis; george leontaris; kyriakos tamvakis. Proceedings of Science, 2015.

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Dimopoulos, K 2015, Shaft inflation and the Planck satellite observations. in I antoniadis, G leontaris & K tamvakis (eds), Proceedings of Science: (PLANCK 2015)037. Proceedings of Science, 18th International Conference From the Planck Scale to the Electroweak Scale, Ioannina, Greece, 25/05/15.

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Dimopoulos, K. (2015). Shaft inflation and the Planck satellite observations. In I. antoniadis, G. leontaris, & K. tamvakis (Eds.), Proceedings of Science: (PLANCK 2015)037 Proceedings of Science.

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Dimopoulos K. Shaft inflation and the Planck satellite observations. In antoniadis I, leontaris G, tamvakis K, editors, Proceedings of Science: (PLANCK 2015)037. Proceedings of Science. 2015

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Dimopoulos, Konstantinos. / Shaft inflation and the Planck satellite observations. Proceedings of Science: (PLANCK 2015)037. editor / ignatios antoniadis ; george leontaris ; kyriakos tamvakis. Proceedings of Science, 2015.

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