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Radioactivity calibration standards

Radioactivity calibration standards

proceedings of a special session of the International Conference of the American Nuclear Society Meetingon the constructive uses of atomic energy : held in Washington, D.C., November 10-15, 1968

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Published by National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by W.B. Mann and S.B. Garfinkel.
SeriesNBS special publication -- 331
ContributionsMann, W. B., Garfinkel, S. B., American Nuclear Society., International Conference on the Constructive Uses of Atomic Energy (1968 : Washington)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14359686M

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