Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture

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Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture. / Camacho Guardian, Arturo; Bastarrachea Magnani, Miguel Angel; Bruun, Georg.

I: Physical Review Letters, Bind 126, Nr. 1, 017401, 01.2021.

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Camacho Guardian, A, Bastarrachea Magnani, MA & Bruun, G 2021, 'Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture', Physical Review Letters, bind 126, nr. 1, 017401. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.017401

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Camacho Guardian, A., Bastarrachea Magnani, M. A., & Bruun, G. (2021). Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture. Physical Review Letters, 126(1), [017401]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.017401

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Camacho Guardian A, Bastarrachea Magnani MA, Bruun G. 2021. Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture. Physical Review Letters. 126(1):Article 017401. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.017401

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Camacho Guardian, Arturo, Miguel Angel Bastarrachea Magnani, og Georg Bruun. "Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture". Physical Review Letters. 2021. 126(1). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.017401

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Camacho Guardian A, Bastarrachea Magnani MA, Bruun G. Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture. Physical Review Letters. 2021 jan;126(1). 017401. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.126.017401

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Camacho Guardian, Arturo ; Bastarrachea Magnani, Miguel Angel ; Bruun, Georg. / Mediated Interactions and Photon Bound States in an Exciton-Polariton Mixture. I: Physical Review Letters. 2021 ; Bind 126, Nr. 1.

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