On the crossing of thin shells

@article{Eid2000OnTC,
  title={On the crossing of thin shells},
  author={A. Eid and James Langer},
  journal={Czechoslovak Journal of Physics},
  year={2000},
  volume={50},
  pages={1081-1095}
}
  • A. Eid, J. Langer
  • Published 1 October 2000
  • Physics
  • Czechoslovak Journal of Physics
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