On the structure of charged interfaces

  title={On the structure of charged interfaces},
  author={JOHN O'M. Bockris and M. A. V. Devanathan and K. M{\"u}ller},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  pages={55 - 79}
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