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Sébastien Descotes-Genon et al. (2022), Scholarpedia, 17(1):54385.
In the development of particle physics describing matter at the smallest distances, it has proved possible not only to understand the structure of the proton and the neutron in nuclei as made of two types... more
Sebastian Andreas Altmeyer (2020), Scholarpedia, 15(11):55163.
Ferrofluids represent a special class of magnetic fluids and are manufactured fluids consisting of dispersions of magnetized nanoparticles... more
Dima Shepelyansky (2020), Scholarpedia, 15(9):55031.
The Ehrenfest time gives the scale of time on which the Bohr correspondence principle remains valid for a quantum evolution of an initial state... more
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