The MYRRHA linear accellerator

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The MYRRHA linear accellerator. / Vandeplassche, Dirk; Biarotte, Jean-Luc; Podlech, Holger; Zhang, Chuang; Klein, Horst.

Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators 2011 (AccApp'11). ANS - American Nuclear Society, 2011. p. 141-145.

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Vandeplassche, D, Biarotte, J-L, Podlech, H, Zhang, C & Klein, H 2011, The MYRRHA linear accellerator. in Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators 2011 (AccApp'11). ANS - American Nuclear Society, pp. 141-145, AccApp'11- 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications & Utilization of Accelerators , Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2011-04-04. <https://www.proceedings.com/16936.html>

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Vandeplassche, D., Biarotte, J-L., Podlech, H., Zhang, C., & Klein, H. (2011). The MYRRHA linear accellerator. In Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators 2011 (AccApp'11) (pp. 141-145). ANS - American Nuclear Society. https://www.proceedings.com/16936.html

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Vandeplassche D, Biarotte J-L, Podlech H, Zhang C, Klein H. The MYRRHA linear accellerator. In Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators 2011 (AccApp'11). ANS - American Nuclear Society. 2011. p. 141-145

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Vandeplassche, Dirk ; Biarotte, Jean-Luc ; Podlech, Holger ; Zhang, Chuang ; Klein, Horst. / The MYRRHA linear accellerator. Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators 2011 (AccApp'11). ANS - American Nuclear Society, 2011. pp. 141-145

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