ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe

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ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe. / Aït Abderrahim, Hamid; Baeten, Peter (Peer reviewer).

International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators. Vienna, Austria, 2009.

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Aït Abderrahim, H & Baeten, P 2009, ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe. in International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators. Vienna, Austria, International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators, Vienna, Austria, 2009-05-04.

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Aït Abderrahim, H., & Baeten, P. (2009). ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe. In International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators

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Aït Abderrahim H, Baeten P. ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe. In International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators. Vienna, Austria. 2009

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Aït Abderrahim, Hamid ; Baeten, Peter. / ADS projects in the world and Perspective for Implementation of MYRRHA/XT-ADS in Europe. International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators. Vienna, Austria, 2009.

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