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Radiation dosimetry

Gerald John Hine

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Published
**1956**
by Academic P in New York
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

tables.

Statement | [ed. by G. J. Hine and G. L. Brownell]. |

Contributions | Brownell, Gordon L. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 932p. |

Number of Pages | 932 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13688124M |

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