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Volker Dürr (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(2):6829.
Insects have an elaborate sense of touch. Their most important source for tactile information is the pair of feelers on the head: the antennae... more
Piet Van Isacker and Kristiaan Heyde (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(2):31279.
Exactly solvable models have played an important role in the development of the nuclear shell model, in the advancement of our understanding of pairing properties in nuclei... more
Gerald Pollack (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(2):11999.
Boris Gutkin and Fleur Zeldenrust (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(2):30643.
Lihong Wang (2014), Scholarpedia, 9(2):10278.
Photoacoustic tomography (PAT), sometimes referred to as optoacoustic tomography, is defined as cross-sectional or three-dimensional (3D) imaging of a material based... more