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Enhanced density fluctuations in water-ethanol mixtures at low ethanol concentrations: Temperature dependent studies

  title={Enhanced density fluctuations in water-ethanol mixtures at low ethanol concentrations: Temperature dependent studies},
  author={Rikhia Ghosh and Biman Bagchi},
  journal={arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter},
  • R. Ghosh, B. Bagchi
  • Published 2 May 2016
  • Materials Science, Physics
  • arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter
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