Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments

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Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments. / Haeck, Wim; Verboomen, Bernard; Malambu Mbala, Edouard (Peer reviewer).

The American nuclear Society's 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division. Vol. 1 La Grange park, United States, 2006. p. 139-154.

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Haeck, W, Verboomen, B & Malambu Mbala, E 2006, Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments. in The American nuclear Society's 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division. vol. 1, La Grange park, United States, pp. 139-154, 2006 - ANS - 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (RPSD), Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States, 2006-04-02.

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Haeck, W., Verboomen, B., & Malambu Mbala, E. (2006). Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments. In The American nuclear Society's 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division (Vol. 1, pp. 139-154).

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Haeck W, Verboomen B, Malambu Mbala E. Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments. In The American nuclear Society's 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division. Vol. 1. La Grange park, United States. 2006. p. 139-154

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Haeck, Wim ; Verboomen, Bernard ; Malambu Mbala, Edouard. / Validation of Nuclear Data using Lawrence Livermore Pulsed Sphere Experiments. The American nuclear Society's 14th Biennial Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division. Vol. 1 La Grange park, United States, 2006. pp. 139-154

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