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survey of fusion-fission system designs and nuclear analyses

M Z. Youssef

survey of fusion-fission system designs and nuclear analyses

by M Z. Youssef

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Published by University of Wisconsin Madison, Nuclear Engineering Department, Fusion Research program in Madison, Wis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] M.Z. Youssef [and] R.W. Conn.
SeriesUWFDM-308
ContributionsConn, R W., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nuclear Engineering Department. Fusion ResearchProgram.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16546400M

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