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Gamma radiation fields around the cooling circuits of a fusion power plant

C.B.A Forty

Gamma radiation fields around the cooling circuits of a fusion power plant

by C.B.A Forty

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Thesis (M.Sc.) - University of Surrey, 1995.

StatementC.B.A.Forty.
ContributionsUniversity of Surrey. Department of Physics.
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Open LibraryOL19592449M

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Gamma radiation fields around the cooling circuits of a fusion power plant by C.B.A Forty Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gamma radiation fields around the cooling circuits of a fusion power plant. By C Forty, Culham (United Kingdom). Government Div. UKAEA and Euratom/UKAEA Fusion Association (United Kingdom) Abstract.

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