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Modeling the adiabatic connection in H-2. / Peach, Michael J. G.; Teale, Andrew M.; Tozer, David J.

In: Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 126, No. 24, 244104, 28.06.2007.

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Peach, MJG, Teale, AM & Tozer, DJ 2007, 'Modeling the adiabatic connection in H-2', Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 126, no. 24, 244104. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2747248

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Peach, M. J. G., Teale, A. M., & Tozer, D. J. (2007). Modeling the adiabatic connection in H-2. Journal of Chemical Physics, 126(24), [244104]. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2747248

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Peach MJG, Teale AM, Tozer DJ. Modeling the adiabatic connection in H-2. Journal of Chemical Physics. 2007 Jun 28;126(24). 244104. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2747248

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Peach, Michael J. G. ; Teale, Andrew M. ; Tozer, David J. / Modeling the adiabatic connection in H-2. In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 2007 ; Vol. 126, No. 24.

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