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Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms

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Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms. / Bannasch, G.; Killian, T. C.; Pohl, T.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 110, No. 25, 253003, 18.06.2013.

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Bannasch, G, Killian, TC & Pohl, T 2013, 'Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms', Physical Review Letters, vol. 110, no. 25, 253003. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.253003

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Bannasch, G., Killian, T. C., & Pohl, T. (2013). Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms. Physical Review Letters, 110(25), [253003]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.253003

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Bannasch G, Killian TC, Pohl T. 2013. Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms. Physical Review Letters. 110(25):Article 253003. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.253003

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Bannasch G, Killian TC, Pohl T. Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms. Physical Review Letters. 2013 Jun 18;110(25). 253003. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.253003

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Bannasch, G. ; Killian, T. C. ; Pohl, T. / Strongly Coupled Plasmas via Rydberg Blockade of Cold Atoms. In: Physical Review Letters. 2013 ; Vol. 110, No. 25.

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