Cu-bearing high-entropy alloys with excellent antiviral properties.

Published on Jan 27, 2021in Journal of Materials Science & Technology6.155
· DOI :10.1016/J.JMST.2020.12.027
Zhong Li5
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Dongxu Qiao6
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(DUT: Dalian University of Technology)
+ 8 AuthorsFuhui Wang72
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