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**Uniformly accelerated finite-time detectors.** / Higuchi, A.; Matsas, G E A; Peres, C. B.

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Higuchi, A, Matsas, GEA & Peres, CB 1993, 'Uniformly accelerated finite-time detectors', *Physical Review D*, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 3731-3734. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.48.3731

Higuchi, A., Matsas, G. E. A., & Peres, C. B. (1993). Uniformly accelerated finite-time detectors. *Physical Review D*, *48*(8), 3731-3734. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.48.3731

Higuchi A, Matsas GEA, Peres CB. Uniformly accelerated finite-time detectors. Physical Review D. 1993;48(8):3731-3734. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.48.3731

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