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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 689–703, 2015

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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 689–703, 2015

Research article 10 Feb 2015

Research article | 10 Feb 2015

BINARY: an optical freezing array for assessing temperature and time dependence of heterogeneous ice nucleation

C. Budke and T. Koop

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