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Title: IAEA VA Paper.

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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:
1420155
Report Number(s):
SAND2016-10881C
648664
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Proposed for presentation at the IAEA Nuclear Security Conference held December 5-9, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Ek, David R. IAEA VA Paper.. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Ek, David R. IAEA VA Paper.. United States.
Ek, David R. 2016. "IAEA VA Paper.". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1420155.
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