beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region

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beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region. / Ghys, Lars.

Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 180 p.

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Ghys, L 2015, 'beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region', KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven , Leuven, Belgium.

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Ghys, L. (2015). beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region. KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

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Ghys L. beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region. Leuven, Belgium: KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 180 p.

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Ghys, Lars. / beta-delayed fission in proton-rich nuclei in the lead region. Leuven, Belgium : KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2015. 180 p.

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