The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues

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The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues. / Kursten, Bruno; Druyts, Frank; Gens, R.

Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems. 1. ed. Leeds, United Kingdom : Taylor & Francis (CRC), 2011. p. 1-18 (European Federation of Corrosion Publications; No. Number 59).

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Kursten, B, Druyts, F & Gens, R 2011, The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues. in Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems. 1 edn, European Federation of Corrosion Publications, no. Number 59, Taylor & Francis (CRC), Leeds, United Kingdom, pp. 1-18.

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Kursten, B., Druyts, F., & Gens, R. (2011). The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues. In Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems (1 ed., pp. 1-18). (European Federation of Corrosion Publications; No. Number 59). Leeds, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis (CRC).

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Kursten B, Druyts F, Gens R. The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues. In Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems. 1 ed. Leeds, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis (CRC). 2011. p. 1-18. (European Federation of Corrosion Publications; Number 59).

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Kursten, Bruno ; Druyts, Frank ; Gens, R. / The Belgian Supercontainer concept - corrosion issues. Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal systems. 1. ed. Leeds, United Kingdom : Taylor & Francis (CRC), 2011. pp. 1-18 (European Federation of Corrosion Publications; Number 59).

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