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Title: US/Russian Laboratory Cooperation in Science and Technology Under a New Agreement on Nuclear and Energy Related R&D

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  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/LANL
OSTI Identifier:
1148969
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-14-25996
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: XVI Khariton Topical Scientific Readings ; 2014-04-21 - 2014-04-25 ; Sarov, Russia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
General & Miscellaneous(99)

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Reinovsky, Robert E. US/Russian Laboratory Cooperation in Science and Technology Under a New Agreement on Nuclear and Energy Related R&D. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Reinovsky, Robert E. US/Russian Laboratory Cooperation in Science and Technology Under a New Agreement on Nuclear and Energy Related R&D. United States.
Reinovsky, Robert E. Wed . "US/Russian Laboratory Cooperation in Science and Technology Under a New Agreement on Nuclear and Energy Related R&D". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1148969.
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