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Title: High Temperature Materials Laboratory 18th Annual Report October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005

Abstract

HTML Annual Report for 10/1/04 - 9/30/05, assigned ORNL Technical Report # ORNL/TM-2006/41. Incorrect number appears in next field.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); High Temperature Materials Laboratory
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
969650
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-2006/503
VT0503000; CEVT005; TRN: US1000482
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ALIGNMENT; BREAKDOWN; CONSTRUCTION; DIFFRACTION; ELECTRON MICROSCOPES; EVALUATION; NEUTRON SOURCES; NEUTRONS; ORNL; PERFORMANCE; SPALLATION; STATISTICS; Annual report; High Temperature Materials Laboratory

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Pasto, Arvid E, and Russell, Billie J. High Temperature Materials Laboratory 18th Annual Report October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/969650.
Pasto, Arvid E, & Russell, Billie J. High Temperature Materials Laboratory 18th Annual Report October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005. United States. doi:10.2172/969650.
Pasto, Arvid E, and Russell, Billie J. Sat . "High Temperature Materials Laboratory 18th Annual Report October 1, 2004 Through September 30, 2005". United States. doi:10.2172/969650. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/969650.
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