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Title: ADTF SUPERCONDUCTING LINAC DESIGN

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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab., NM (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
783364
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-01-3737
TRN: US0302069
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Conference title not supplied, Conference location not supplied, Conference dates not supplied; Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2001
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; DESIGN; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; SUPERCONDUCTIVITY; LANL

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R. W. GARNETT. ADTF SUPERCONDUCTING LINAC DESIGN. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
R. W. GARNETT. ADTF SUPERCONDUCTING LINAC DESIGN. United States.
R. W. GARNETT. Fri . "ADTF SUPERCONDUCTING LINAC DESIGN". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/783364.
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year = {Fri Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 2001},
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