Oxidation of tritiated organic liquid waste

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Oxidation of tritiated organic liquid waste. / Braet, Johan; Bruggeman, Aimé; Goethals, Patrick (Peer reviewer).

In: Fusion Science and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 1, 07.2005, p. 188-193.

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Braet, J, Bruggeman, A & Goethals, P 2005, 'Oxidation of tritiated organic liquid waste', Fusion Science and Technology, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 188-193.

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Braet J, Bruggeman A, Goethals P. Oxidation of tritiated organic liquid waste. Fusion Science and Technology. 2005 Jul;48(1):188-193.

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Braet, Johan ; Bruggeman, Aimé ; Goethals, Patrick. / Oxidation of tritiated organic liquid waste. In: Fusion Science and Technology. 2005 ; Vol. 48, No. 1. pp. 188-193.

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