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Quantum Dot-Based Thin-Film III–V Solar Cells. / Cappelluti, F.; Tukiainen, A.; Aho, T.; Elsehrawy, F.; Gruginskie, N.; van Eerden, M.; Bissels, G.; Tibaldi, A.; Bauhuis, G. J.; Mulder, P.; Khalili, A.; Vlieg, E.; Schermer, J. J.; Guina, M.

Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices. ed. / Peng Yu; Zhiming M. Wang. Springer, Cham, 2020. p. 1-48 (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology; Vol. 27).

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Cappelluti, F, Tukiainen, A, Aho, T, Elsehrawy, F, Gruginskie, N, van Eerden, M, Bissels, G, Tibaldi, A, Bauhuis, GJ, Mulder, P, Khalili, A, Vlieg, E, Schermer, JJ & Guina, M 2020, Quantum Dot-Based Thin-Film III–V Solar Cells. in P Yu & ZM Wang (eds), Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices. Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology, vol. 27, Springer, Cham, pp. 1-48. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35813-6_1

APA

Cappelluti, F., Tukiainen, A., Aho, T., Elsehrawy, F., Gruginskie, N., van Eerden, M., ... Guina, M. (2020). Quantum Dot-Based Thin-Film III–V Solar Cells. In P. Yu, & Z. M. Wang (Eds.), Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices (pp. 1-48). (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology; Vol. 27). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35813-6_1

Vancouver

Cappelluti F, Tukiainen A, Aho T, Elsehrawy F, Gruginskie N, van Eerden M et al. Quantum Dot-Based Thin-Film III–V Solar Cells. In Yu P, Wang ZM, editors, Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices. Springer, Cham. 2020. p. 1-48. (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35813-6_1

Author

Cappelluti, F. ; Tukiainen, A. ; Aho, T. ; Elsehrawy, F. ; Gruginskie, N. ; van Eerden, M. ; Bissels, G. ; Tibaldi, A. ; Bauhuis, G. J. ; Mulder, P. ; Khalili, A. ; Vlieg, E. ; Schermer, J. J. ; Guina, M. / Quantum Dot-Based Thin-Film III–V Solar Cells. Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices. editor / Peng Yu ; Zhiming M. Wang. Springer, Cham, 2020. pp. 1-48 (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology).

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