Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc)

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Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc). / Dzitko, Herve; Cara, Philippe; Carin, Y.; Chel, Stéphane; Facco, Alberto; Gex, D.; Hasegawa, K.; Kasugai, A.; Kondo, K.; Massaut, Vincent; Molla, Joaquin; Phillips, G.; Pisent, Andrea; Sakamoto, K.; Sugimoto, Masayoshi.

In: Fusion Engineering & Design, Vol. 168, 112621, 07.2021.

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Dzitko, H, Cara, P, Carin, Y, Chel, S, Facco, A, Gex, D, Hasegawa, K, Kasugai, A, Kondo, K, Massaut, V, Molla, J, Phillips, G, Pisent, A, Sakamoto, K & Sugimoto, M 2021, 'Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc)', Fusion Engineering & Design, vol. 168, 112621. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112621

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Dzitko, H., Cara, P., Carin, Y., Chel, S., Facco, A., Gex, D., Hasegawa, K., Kasugai, A., Kondo, K., Massaut, V., Molla, J., Phillips, G., Pisent, A., Sakamoto, K., & Sugimoto, M. (2021). Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc). Fusion Engineering & Design, 168, [112621]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112621

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Dzitko H, Cara P, Carin Y, Chel S, Facco A, Gex D et al. Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc). Fusion Engineering & Design. 2021 Jul;168. 112621. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fusengdes.2021.112621

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Dzitko, Herve ; Cara, Philippe ; Carin, Y. ; Chel, Stéphane ; Facco, Alberto ; Gex, D. ; Hasegawa, K. ; Kasugai, A. ; Kondo, K. ; Massaut, Vincent ; Molla, Joaquin ; Phillips, G. ; Pisent, Andrea ; Sakamoto, K. ; Sugimoto, Masayoshi. / Status and future developments of the Linear IFMIF Prototype Accelerator (LIPAc). In: Fusion Engineering & Design. 2021 ; Vol. 168.

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