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Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage

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Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage. / Gent, Ian O.; Seddon, Annela M.; Roberts, Nicholas W.; Trask, Richard S.

ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Vol. 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Gent, IO, Seddon, AM, Roberts, NW & Trask, RS 2014, Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage. in ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. vol. 2, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014, Newport, United Kingdom, 8/09/14. https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS20147508

APA

Gent, I. O., Seddon, A. M., Roberts, N. W., & Trask, R. S. (2014). Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage. In ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014 (Vol. 2). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS20147508

Vancouver

Gent IO, Seddon AM, Roberts NW, Trask RS. Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage. In ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Vol. 2. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). 2014 https://doi.org/10.1115/SMASIS20147508

Author

Gent, Ian O. ; Seddon, Annela M. ; Roberts, Nicholas W. ; Trask, Richard S. / Polychromatic composite films for adaptive camouflage. ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Vol. 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2014.

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