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The use of non-destructive gamma activation for the analysis of rock and biological materials

J. S. Hislop

The use of non-destructive gamma activation for the analysis of rock and biological materials

by J. S. Hislop

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Published by Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Analytical Sciences Division in Harwell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.S. Hislop, and D.R. Williams.
SeriesA.E.R.E.-R -- 6910, AERE-R (Series) -- 6910.
ContributionsWilliams, David R., United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Research Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15114180M
ISBN 100705800911
OCLC/WorldCa27958709

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