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Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105

Belloni, T., Méndez, M., King, A. R., van der Klis, M. & van Paradijs, J., 1-Apr-1998, In : AIP Conference Proceedings. 431, 1, p. 331-334

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Belloni, T., Méndez, M., King, A. R., van der Klis, M., & van Paradijs, J. (1998). Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105. AIP Conference Proceedings, 431(1), 331-334. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.55915

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Belloni, T. ; Méndez, M. ; King, A. R. ; van der Klis, M. ; van Paradijs, J. / Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105. In: AIP Conference Proceedings. 1998 ; Vol. 431, No. 1. pp. 331-334.

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Belloni, T, Méndez, M, King, AR, van der Klis, M & van Paradijs, J 1998, 'Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105', AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 431, no. 1, pp. 331-334. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.55915

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Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105. / Belloni, T.; Méndez, M.; King, A. R.; van der Klis, M.; van Paradijs, J.

In: AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 431, No. 1, 01.04.1998, p. 331-334.

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Belloni T, Méndez M, King AR, van der Klis M, van Paradijs J. Thermal-viscous instabilities in the accretion disk of GRS 1915+105. AIP Conference Proceedings. 1998 Apr 1;431(1):331-334. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.55915


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