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Title: Improving Materials Accountancy for Reprocessing using hiRX.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (NA-20)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the IAEA Safeguards Symposium held October 20-24, 2014 in Vienna, Austria.
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United States

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Cipiti, Benjamin B. Improving Materials Accountancy for Reprocessing using hiRX.. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Cipiti, Benjamin B. Improving Materials Accountancy for Reprocessing using hiRX.. United States.
Cipiti, Benjamin B. Mon . "Improving Materials Accountancy for Reprocessing using hiRX.". United States. doi:.
title = {Improving Materials Accountancy for Reprocessing using hiRX.},
author = {Cipiti, Benjamin B.},
abstractNote = {Abstract not provided.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Mon Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2014}

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