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Highly Cited Articles in Solid State Communications -
The following articles are the most cited papers in Solid State Communications since 2006. The data was collected on May 7th 2008 from Scopus.


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1. Katsnelson, M.I., Novoselov, K.S.
Graphene: New bridge between condensed matter physics and quantum electrodynamics
(2007) Solid State Communications, 143 (1-2), pp. 3-13.

2. Sinova, J., Murakami, S., Shen, S.-Q., Choi, M.-S.
Spin-Hall effect: Back to the beginning at a higher level
(2006) Solid State Communications, 138 (4), pp. 214-217. 

3. Ni, L., Chen, X.M., Liu, X.Q., Hou, R.Z.
Microstructure-dependent giant dielectric response in CaCu3Ti4O12 ceramics
(2006) Solid State Communications, 139 (2), pp. 45-50.

4. Dalpian, G.M., Wei, S.-H., Gong, X.G., da Silva, A.J.R., Fazzio, A.
Phenomenological band structure model of magnetic coupling in semiconductors
(2006) Solid State Communications, 138 (7), pp. 353-358.

5. Tao, H., Mao, S., Dong, G., Xiao, H., Zhao, X.
Raman scattering studies of the Ge-In sulfide glasses
(2006) Solid State Communications, 137 (8), pp. 408-412. 

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Karien van Wetering
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Condensed Matter Physics, Surfaces and Interfaces

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A. Pinczuk

Executive Editorial Board:

H. Akai
S. Das Sarma
A.H. MacDonald
P. Sheng
A.K. Sood
C. Tejedor de Paz

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