physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters

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Editor: Stefan Hildebrandt (Editor-in-Chief), Nadezda Panarina (Editor)

Online ISSN: 1862-6270

Associated Title(s): physica status solidi (a), physica status solidi (b)

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Time to celebrate

We are happy to celebrate the 10th anniversary of pss RRL this year. As a present for our readers a series of Invited Reviews@RRL on the established topics of the journal will appear throughout the year. We hope you enjoy reading them and, of course, we are looking forward to your new research highlights!


Marius Grundmann, Chris Sturm, Christian Kranert, Steffen Richter, Rüdiger Schmidt-Grund, Christianne Deparis, Jesús Zúñiga-Pérez
Optically anisotropic media: New approaches to the dielectric function, singular axes, microcavity modes and Raman scattering intensities
Phys. Status Solidi RRL2017, 11, No. 1, doi: 10.1002/pssr.201600295 [Review@RRL]

Susanne Richter, Jan Bauer, Otwin Breitenstein
Growth of carbon and nitrogen containing precipitates in crystalline solar silicon and their influence on solar cells
Phys. Status Solidi RRL2017, 11, No. 2, doi: 10.1002/pssr.201600354 [Review@RRL]

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