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Three-dimensional simulation of dust charging and dusty plasma using SPIS. / Anuar, Abul; Honary, Farideh; Hapgood, Mike; Roussel, Jean Francis.

In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, Vol. 118, No. 10, 10.10.2013, p. 6723-7635.

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Anuar, A, Honary, F, Hapgood, M & Roussel, JF 2013, 'Three-dimensional simulation of dust charging and dusty plasma using SPIS', Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, vol. 118, no. 10, pp. 6723-7635. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgra.50599

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Anuar, A., Honary, F., Hapgood, M., & Roussel, J. F. (2013). Three-dimensional simulation of dust charging and dusty plasma using SPIS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, 118(10), 6723-7635. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgra.50599

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Anuar A, Honary F, Hapgood M, Roussel JF. Three-dimensional simulation of dust charging and dusty plasma using SPIS. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 2013 Oct 10;118(10):6723-7635. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgra.50599

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Anuar, Abul ; Honary, Farideh ; Hapgood, Mike ; Roussel, Jean Francis. / Three-dimensional simulation of dust charging and dusty plasma using SPIS. In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 2013 ; Vol. 118, No. 10. pp. 6723-7635.

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