Self-healing composites : a review

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Self-healing composites : a review. / Wang, Yongjing; Pham, Duc Truong; Ji, Chunqian; Harkin-jones, Eileen.

In: Cogent Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, 31.12.2015, p. 1075686.

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Wang, Yongjing ; Pham, Duc Truong ; Ji, Chunqian ; Harkin-jones, Eileen. / Self-healing composites : a review. In: Cogent Engineering. 2015 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 1075686.

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