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Nonlinear Light Mixing by Graphene Plasmons. / Kundys, Dmytro; Van Duppen, Ben; Marshall, Owen P. et al.

In: Nano Letters, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2018, p. 282-287.

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Kundys, D, Van Duppen, B, Marshall, OP, Rodriguez, F, Torre, I, Tomadin, A, Polini, M & Grigorenko, AN 2018, 'Nonlinear Light Mixing by Graphene Plasmons', Nano Letters, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 282-287. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04114

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Kundys, D., Van Duppen, B., Marshall, O. P., Rodriguez, F., Torre, I., Tomadin, A., Polini, M., & Grigorenko, A. N. (2018). Nonlinear Light Mixing by Graphene Plasmons. Nano Letters, 18(1), 282-287. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04114

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Kundys D, Van Duppen B, Marshall OP, Rodriguez F, Torre I, Tomadin A et al. Nonlinear Light Mixing by Graphene Plasmons. Nano Letters. 2018;18(1):282-287. Epub 2017 Dec 11. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04114

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Kundys, Dmytro ; Van Duppen, Ben ; Marshall, Owen P. et al. / Nonlinear Light Mixing by Graphene Plasmons. In: Nano Letters. 2018 ; Vol. 18, No. 1. pp. 282-287.

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