Manifestations of topological effects in graphene

  title={Manifestations of topological effects in graphene},
  author={Jiannis K. Pachos},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  pages={375 - 389}
  • J. Pachos
  • Published 5 December 2008
  • Physics
  • Contemporary Physics
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