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**1987** by Progress of theoretical physics forthe Research Institute for Fundamental Physics and the Physical Society of Japan in Kyoto .

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Statement | edited by Tohru Morita. |

Series | Progress of theoretical physics -- no.87 |

Contributions | Morita, Tohru. |

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Open Library | OL14836644M |

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