The MYRRHA Project in Belgium: Status after the Two First Years of Basic Engineering Work

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The MYRRHA Project in Belgium: Status after the Two First Years of Basic Engineering Work. / De Bruyn, Didier; Aït Abderrahim, Hamid; Baeten, Peter; Leysen, Paul.

International Congress on Advanced Power Plants ICAPP15. Vol. 1 France, 2015. p. 856-864.

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De Bruyn, D, Aït Abderrahim, H, Baeten, P & Leysen, P 2015, The MYRRHA Project in Belgium: Status after the Two First Years of Basic Engineering Work. in International Congress on Advanced Power Plants ICAPP15. vol. 1, France, pp. 856-864, 2015 - ICAPP - International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants , Nice, France, 2015-05-03.

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De Bruyn, D., Aït Abderrahim, H., Baeten, P., & Leysen, P. (2015). The MYRRHA Project in Belgium: Status after the Two First Years of Basic Engineering Work. In International Congress on Advanced Power Plants ICAPP15 (Vol. 1, pp. 856-864). France.

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De Bruyn D, Aït Abderrahim H, Baeten P, Leysen P. The MYRRHA Project in Belgium: Status after the Two First Years of Basic Engineering Work. In International Congress on Advanced Power Plants ICAPP15. Vol. 1. France. 2015. p. 856-864

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