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Form factors of metallic aluminium from an atom-in-jellium-vacancy model. / Rantala, T. T.

In: Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics, Vol. 17, No. 4, 015, 1987, p. 877-884.

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Rantala, T. T. / Form factors of metallic aluminium from an atom-in-jellium-vacancy model. In: Journal of Physics F: Metal Physics. 1987 ; Vol. 17, No. 4. pp. 877-884.

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