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A linear collision operator for relativistic plasmas. / Noble, Adam; Burton, David A.

In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Vol. 44, No. 14, 14.03.2011, p. 145502.

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Noble, A & Burton, DA 2011, 'A linear collision operator for relativistic plasmas.', Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, vol. 44, no. 14, pp. 145502. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/44/14/145502

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Noble A, Burton DA. A linear collision operator for relativistic plasmas. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2011 Mar 14;44(14):145502. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/44/14/145502

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Noble, Adam ; Burton, David A. / A linear collision operator for relativistic plasmas. In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2011 ; Vol. 44, No. 14. pp. 145502.

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