Measurement of the 171Tm half-life

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Measurement of the 171Tm half-life. / Kajan, Ivan; Pommé, Stefaan; Heinitz, Stephan.

In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Vol. 331, No. 1, 01.12.2021, p. 645-653.

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Kajan, I, Pommé, S & Heinitz, S 2021, 'Measurement of the 171Tm half-life', Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, vol. 331, no. 1, pp. 645-653. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-021-08108-w

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Kajan, I., Pommé, S., & Heinitz, S. (2021). Measurement of the 171Tm half-life. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 331(1), 645-653. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-021-08108-w

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Kajan I, Pommé S, Heinitz S. Measurement of the 171Tm half-life. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 2021 Dec 1;331(1):645-653. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-021-08108-w

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Kajan, Ivan ; Pommé, Stefaan ; Heinitz, Stephan. / Measurement of the 171Tm half-life. In: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 2021 ; Vol. 331, No. 1. pp. 645-653.

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