The role of rotation in the evolution of dynamo-generated magnetic fields in Super Earths

  title={The role of rotation in the evolution of dynamo-generated magnetic fields in Super Earths},
  author={Jorge I. Zuluaga and Pablo Cuartas-Restrepo},
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