Monte Carlo modelling for the in vivo lung monitoring of enriched uranium: Results of an international comparison

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Monte Carlo modelling for the in vivo lung monitoring of enriched uranium: Results of an international comparison. / Broggio, David; Bento, J.; Caldeira, M.; Cardenas-Mendez, E.; Farah, J.; Fonseca, Telma; Lebacq, Anne Laure; Mihailescu, Cristian; Vanhavere, Filip; et al. ; Malambu Mbala, Edouard (Peer reviewer).

In: Radiation Measurements, Vol. 47, No. 7, 24.04.2012, p. 492-500.

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Broggio D, Bento J, Caldeira M, Cardenas-Mendez E, Farah J, Fonseca T et al. Monte Carlo modelling for the in vivo lung monitoring of enriched uranium: Results of an international comparison. Radiation Measurements. 2012 Apr 24;47(7):492-500. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2012.04.020

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Broggio, David ; Bento, J. ; Caldeira, M. ; Cardenas-Mendez, E. ; Farah, J. ; Fonseca, Telma ; Lebacq, Anne Laure ; Mihailescu, Cristian ; Vanhavere, Filip ; et al. ; Malambu Mbala, Edouard. / Monte Carlo modelling for the in vivo lung monitoring of enriched uranium: Results of an international comparison. In: Radiation Measurements. 2012 ; Vol. 47, No. 7. pp. 492-500.

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