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Engineering nodal topological phases in Ising superconductors by magnetic superstructures. / Głodzik, Szczepan; Ojanen, Teemu.

In: New Journal of Physics, Vol. 22, No. 1, 013022, 2020.

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Głodzik, Szczepan ; Ojanen, Teemu. / Engineering nodal topological phases in Ising superconductors by magnetic superstructures. In: New Journal of Physics. 2020 ; Vol. 22, No. 1.

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