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Manipulating the monolayer: responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties

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Manipulating the monolayer : responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties. / Edwards, William; Kay, Euan Robert.

In: ChemNanoMat, Vol. 2, No. 2, 02.2016, p. 87-98.

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Edwards, W & Kay, ER 2016, 'Manipulating the monolayer: responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties', ChemNanoMat, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 87-98. https://doi.org/10.1002/cnma.201500146

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Edwards, W., & Kay, E. R. (2016). Manipulating the monolayer: responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties. ChemNanoMat, 2(2), 87-98. https://doi.org/10.1002/cnma.201500146

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Edwards W, Kay ER. Manipulating the monolayer: responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties. ChemNanoMat. 2016 Feb;2(2):87-98. https://doi.org/10.1002/cnma.201500146

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Edwards, William ; Kay, Euan Robert. / Manipulating the monolayer : responsive and reversible control of colloidal inorganic nanoparticle properties. In: ChemNanoMat. 2016 ; Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 87-98.

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