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Flux conservation in coherent backscattering and weak localization of light. / Knothe, Angelika; Wellens, Thomas.

In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Vol. 46, No. 31, 315101, 09.08.2013.

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Knothe, A & Wellens, T 2013, 'Flux conservation in coherent backscattering and weak localization of light', Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, vol. 46, no. 31, 315101. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/46/31/315101

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Knothe, A., & Wellens, T. (2013). Flux conservation in coherent backscattering and weak localization of light. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 46(31), [315101]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/46/31/315101

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Knothe A, Wellens T. Flux conservation in coherent backscattering and weak localization of light. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2013 Aug 9;46(31). 315101. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/46/31/315101

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Knothe, Angelika ; Wellens, Thomas. / Flux conservation in coherent backscattering and weak localization of light. In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2013 ; Vol. 46, No. 31.

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