New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions

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New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions. / Geslot, Benoit; Vermeeren, Ludo; Filliatre, Philippe; Legrand-Lopez, Anabelle; Barbot, Loic; Jammes, Christian; Breaud, Stéphane; Oriol, Ludovic; Villard, Jean-Francois; Wéber, Marcel (Peer reviewer).

In: Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 82, No. 3, 10.03.2011, p. 33504-33510.

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Geslot, B, Vermeeren, L, Filliatre, P, Legrand-Lopez, A, Barbot, L, Jammes, C, Breaud, S, Oriol, L, Villard, J-F & Wéber, M 2011, 'New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions', Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 82, no. 3, pp. 33504-33510. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3554439

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Geslot, B., Vermeeren, L., Filliatre, P., Legrand-Lopez, A., Barbot, L., Jammes, C., Breaud, S., Oriol, L., Villard, J-F., & Wéber, M. (2011). New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions. Review of Scientific Instruments, 82(3), 33504-33510. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3554439

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Geslot B, Vermeeren L, Filliatre P, Legrand-Lopez A, Barbot L, Jammes C et al. New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions. Review of Scientific Instruments. 2011 Mar 10;82(3):33504-33510. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3554439

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Geslot, Benoit ; Vermeeren, Ludo ; Filliatre, Philippe ; Legrand-Lopez, Anabelle ; Barbot, Loic ; Jammes, Christian ; Breaud, Stéphane ; Oriol, Ludovic ; Villard, Jean-Francois ; Wéber, Marcel. / New measurement system for on line in core high-energy neutron flux monitoring in materials testing reactor conditions. In: Review of Scientific Instruments. 2011 ; Vol. 82, No. 3. pp. 33504-33510.

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