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The Thermodynamics of Defect Formation in Self-Assembled Systems

By Colm T. O'Mahony, Richard A. Farrell, Tandra Goshal, Justin D. Holmes and Michael A. Morris

Submitted: November 7th 2010Reviewed: May 8th 2011Published: October 10th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/20145

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