Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems

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Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems. / Van Iseghem, Pierre; Volckaert, Geert (Peer reviewer).

Nuclear corrosion science and engineering. 1. ed. United Kingdom : WP - Woodhead Publishing, 2012. p. 939-987.

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Van Iseghem, P & Volckaert, G 2012, Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems. in Nuclear corrosion science and engineering. 1 edn, WP - Woodhead Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 939-987.

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Van Iseghem, P., & Volckaert, G. (2012). Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems. In Nuclear corrosion science and engineering (1 ed., pp. 939-987). WP - Woodhead Publishing.

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Van Iseghem P, Volckaert G. Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems. In Nuclear corrosion science and engineering. 1 ed. United Kingdom: WP - Woodhead Publishing. 2012. p. 939-987

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Van Iseghem, Pierre ; Volckaert, Geert. / Corrosion issues of radioactive waste packages in geological disposal systems. Nuclear corrosion science and engineering. 1. ed. United Kingdom : WP - Woodhead Publishing, 2012. pp. 939-987

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