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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • Nuclear physics.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMonographs on theoretical and applied physics -- 1., Monographs on theoretical and applied physics -- 1.
LC ClassificationsQC776 .R6 1948
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 543 p.
Number of Pages543
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14204550M
LC Control Number49053380

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