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Generalization of Wigner time delay to subunitary scattering systems. / Chen, Lei; Anlage, Steven M.; Fyodorov, Yan V.

In: Physical Review E, Vol. 103, No. 5, L050203, 05.2021.

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Chen, L, Anlage, SM & Fyodorov, YV 2021, 'Generalization of Wigner time delay to subunitary scattering systems', Physical Review E, vol. 103, no. 5, L050203. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.103.L050203

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Chen, L., Anlage, S. M., & Fyodorov, Y. V. (2021). Generalization of Wigner time delay to subunitary scattering systems. Physical Review E, 103(5), [L050203]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.103.L050203

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Chen L, Anlage SM, Fyodorov YV. Generalization of Wigner time delay to subunitary scattering systems. Physical Review E. 2021 May;103(5). L050203. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.103.L050203

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Chen, Lei ; Anlage, Steven M. ; Fyodorov, Yan V. / Generalization of Wigner time delay to subunitary scattering systems. In: Physical Review E. 2021 ; Vol. 103, No. 5.

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