Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium

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Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium. / Kursten, Bruno; Druyts, Frank; Smart, N.R.; Macdonald, D.D.; Gens, R.; Wang, Lian; Weetjens, Eef; Govaerts, Joan.

Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD). United States, 2013. p. 1-8.

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Kursten, B, Druyts, F, Smart, NR, Macdonald, DD, Gens, R, Wang, L, Weetjens, E & Govaerts, J 2013, Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium. in Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD). United States, pp. 1-8, ICEM 2013 - 15th International Conference On Environmental Remediation And Radioactive Waste Management, Brussels, Belgium, 2013-09-08.

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Kursten, B., Druyts, F., Smart, N. R., Macdonald, D. D., Gens, R., Wang, L., ... Govaerts, J. (2013). Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium. In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD) (pp. 1-8). United States.

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Kursten B, Druyts F, Smart NR, Macdonald DD, Gens R, Wang L et al. Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium. In Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD). United States. 2013. p. 1-8

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Kursten, Bruno ; Druyts, Frank ; Smart, N.R. ; Macdonald, D.D. ; Gens, R. ; Wang, Lian ; Weetjens, Eef ; Govaerts, Joan. / Review of passive corrosion studies of carbon steel in concrete in the context of disposal of HLW and spent fuel in Belgium. Proceedings of the ASME 2013 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management - ICEM 2013 (on CD). United States, 2013. pp. 1-8

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