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Title: Safety Case ? Iterations from Generic Studies to License Application.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Fuel Cycle Technologies (NE-5)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the JRC Meeting held September 12-16, 2016 in Ispra, Italy.
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United States

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MacKinnon, Robert J. Safety Case ? Iterations from Generic Studies to License Application.. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
MacKinnon, Robert J. Safety Case ? Iterations from Generic Studies to License Application.. United States.
MacKinnon, Robert J. 2016. "Safety Case ? Iterations from Generic Studies to License Application.". United States. doi:.
title = {Safety Case ? Iterations from Generic Studies to License Application.},
author = {MacKinnon, Robert J.},
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year = 2016,
month = 9

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