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EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 126, 2016
4th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics
Article Number 02012
Number of page(s) 22
Section Plenary
DOI https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201612602012
Published online 04 November 2016
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  18. Complementary material is provided in our contribution to this conference Spinorial space-time and the origin of Quantum Mechanics, https://indico.cern.ch/event/344173/session/22/contribution/405
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