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Theoretical Aspects of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-C. / Kim, B.; Sietsma, J.; Santofimia, M.J.

In: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, Vol. 50, No. 3, 03.2019, p. 1175–1184.

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Kim, B, Sietsma, J & Santofimia, MJ 2019, 'Theoretical Aspects of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-C', Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 1175–1184. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-018-5094-1

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Kim, B., Sietsma, J., & Santofimia, M. J. (2019). Theoretical Aspects of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-C. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 50(3), 1175–1184. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-018-5094-1

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Kim B, Sietsma J, Santofimia MJ. Theoretical Aspects of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-C. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 2019 Mar;50(3):1175–1184. Epub 2019 Jan 3. doi: 10.1007/s11661-018-5094-1

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Kim, B. ; Sietsma, J. ; Santofimia, M.J. / Theoretical Aspects of Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-C. In: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 2019 ; Vol. 50, No. 3. pp. 1175–1184.

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