Molecular symmetry by I. J. Worrall

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Published by Royal Institute of Chemistry in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Molecular theory.,
  • Symmetry (Physics),
  • Group theory.

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Bibliography: p. 30.

Book details

Statementby I. J. Worrall.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQD1 .R678 1967, no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5262339M
LC Control Number75384248

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