Hexagonal boron nitride monolayers on metal supports: Versatile templates for atoms, molecules and nanostructures

@article{Auwrter2019HexagonalBN,
  title={Hexagonal boron nitride monolayers on metal supports: Versatile templates for atoms, molecules and nanostructures},
  author={Willi Auw{\"a}rter},
  journal={Surface Science Reports},
  year={2019}
}
  • W. Auwärter
  • Published 1 March 2019
  • Physics, Chemistry
  • Surface Science Reports
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