Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments

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Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments. / Garitte, Benoit; Sillen, Xavier; Li, Xiang Ling; Armand, Gilles; Vaunat, Jean; Gens, Antonio; Chen, Guangjing (Peer reviewer).

Impact of thermo-hydro-mechanical chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories. Proceedings of the European Commission TIMODAZ-THERESA International Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September – 1 October 2009. Brussels, Belgium, 2012. p. 159-171 (EUR report; No. EUR 25527 EN).

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Garitte, B, Sillen, X, Li, XL, Armand, G, Vaunat, J, Gens, A & Chen, G 2012, Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments. in Impact of thermo-hydro-mechanical chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories. Proceedings of the European Commission TIMODAZ-THERESA International Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September – 1 October 2009. EUR report, no. EUR 25527 EN, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 159-171, International conference and workshop "Impact of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories", Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 2009-09-29.

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Garitte, B., Sillen, X., Li, X. L., Armand, G., Vaunat, J., Gens, A., & Chen, G. (2012). Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments. In Impact of thermo-hydro-mechanical chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories. Proceedings of the European Commission TIMODAZ-THERESA International Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September – 1 October 2009 (pp. 159-171). (EUR report; No. EUR 25527 EN). Brussels, Belgium.

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Garitte B, Sillen X, Li XL, Armand G, Vaunat J, Gens A et al. Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments. In Impact of thermo-hydro-mechanical chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories. Proceedings of the European Commission TIMODAZ-THERESA International Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September – 1 October 2009. Brussels, Belgium. 2012. p. 159-171. (EUR report; EUR 25527 EN).

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Garitte, Benoit ; Sillen, Xavier ; Li, Xiang Ling ; Armand, Gilles ; Vaunat, Jean ; Gens, Antonio ; Chen, Guangjing. / Comparative study of three in-situ heating tests in anisotropic media: the HE-D, TER and ATLAS experiments. Impact of thermo-hydro-mechanical chemical (THMC) processes on the safety of underground radioactive waste repositories. Proceedings of the European Commission TIMODAZ-THERESA International Conference, Luxembourg, 29 September – 1 October 2009. Brussels, Belgium, 2012. pp. 159-171 (EUR report; EUR 25527 EN).

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