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Ionizing radiations by J S Strettan

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Radiation

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Edition Notes

Bibliography; p. 174.

Statementby J.S. Strettan.
SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library of science, technology, engineering, and liberal studies. Physics Division.
LC ClassificationsQC475 .S77 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5953434M
LC Control Number65026883

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