Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence

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Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence. / Thijssen, Kristian; Doostmohammadi, Amin.

In: Physical Review Research, Vol. 2, No. 4, 042008, 13.10.2020.

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Thijssen, K & Doostmohammadi, A 2020, 'Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence', Physical Review Research, vol. 2, no. 4, 042008. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.042008

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Thijssen, K., & Doostmohammadi, A. (2020). Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence. Physical Review Research, 2(4), [042008]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.042008

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Thijssen K, Doostmohammadi A. Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence. Physical Review Research. 2020 Oct 13;2(4). 042008. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevResearch.2.042008

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Thijssen, Kristian ; Doostmohammadi, Amin. / Binding self-propelled topological defects in active turbulence. In: Physical Review Research. 2020 ; Vol. 2, No. 4.

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