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Title: Survey of Commissioning of Recent Storage Ring Light Sources

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
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Conference: 6th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2015), 05/03/15 - 05/08/15, Richmond, VA
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United States

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Borland, M., Bartolini, Riccardo, Martin, Ian, Dallin, Les, Perez, Francis, Kuske, Peter, Mueller, Ronald, Nadolski, Laurent Stanislas, Safranek, James A., Shin, Seunghwan, and Zhentang, Zhao. Survey of Commissioning of Recent Storage Ring Light Sources. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Borland, M., Bartolini, Riccardo, Martin, Ian, Dallin, Les, Perez, Francis, Kuske, Peter, Mueller, Ronald, Nadolski, Laurent Stanislas, Safranek, James A., Shin, Seunghwan, & Zhentang, Zhao. Survey of Commissioning of Recent Storage Ring Light Sources. United States.
Borland, M., Bartolini, Riccardo, Martin, Ian, Dallin, Les, Perez, Francis, Kuske, Peter, Mueller, Ronald, Nadolski, Laurent Stanislas, Safranek, James A., Shin, Seunghwan, and Zhentang, Zhao. 2015. "Survey of Commissioning of Recent Storage Ring Light Sources". United States. doi:.
title = {Survey of Commissioning of Recent Storage Ring Light Sources},
author = {Borland, M. and Bartolini, Riccardo and Martin, Ian and Dallin, Les and Perez, Francis and Kuske, Peter and Mueller, Ronald and Nadolski, Laurent Stanislas and Safranek, James A. and Shin, Seunghwan and Zhentang, Zhao},
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