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The zero-power basis of fast reactor dosimetry.

J E. Sanders

The zero-power basis of fast reactor dosimetry.

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Published by Atomic Energy Establishment, [distributed by] H.M.S.O. in Winfrith, [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAEEW-R1183
ContributionsAtomic Energy Establishment (Winfrith), United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Reactor Physics Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination12, (5)p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20409325M
ISBN 100851820387
OCLC/WorldCa35353135

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