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Title: Drawing the Line between Reactor Safety and Nuclear Criticality Safety.

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Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1373461
Report Number(s):
SAND2016-7233C
646170
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Proposed for presentation at the EFCOG Nuclear & Facility Safety Workshop in Lemont, Illinois.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Chang, Rachel A. Drawing the Line between Reactor Safety and Nuclear Criticality Safety.. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Chang, Rachel A. Drawing the Line between Reactor Safety and Nuclear Criticality Safety.. United States.
Chang, Rachel A. 2016. "Drawing the Line between Reactor Safety and Nuclear Criticality Safety.". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1373461.
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