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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2013, Article ID 703572, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/703572
Research Article

Current Status and Future Perspectives of the COBRA Experiment

1Institut für Experimentalphysik, Universität Hamburg, Luruper Chaussee 149, 22761 Hamburg, Germany
2Institut für Kern- und Teilchenphysik, Technische Universität Dresden, Zellescher Weg 19, 01068 Dresden, Germany
3Lehrstuhl für Experimentelle Physik IV, Technische Universität Dortmund, Otto-Hahn-Straße 4, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
4Max-Planck-Institut für Physik, Werner-Heisenberg-Institut, Foehringer Ring 6, 80805 München, Germany

Received 5 July 2013; Accepted 30 August 2013

Academic Editor: Vincenzo Flaminio

Copyright © 2013 J. Ebert et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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