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Il Nuovo Cimento (1943-1954)

, Volume 8, Supplement 2, pp 180–197 | Cite as

On giving a distinct Name to the fundamental Unit of Mass

  • G. Polvani
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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1951

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Polvani
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica dell'UniversitàMilano

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