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Title: Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch

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1505005
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AR-0000571; AC52-07NA27344
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Physical Review Letters
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Journal Name: Physical Review Letters Journal Volume: 122 Journal Issue: 13; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
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American Physical Society
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United States
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English

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Zhang, Y., Shumlak, U., Nelson, B. A., Golingo, R. P., Weber, T. R., Stepanov, A. D., Claveau, E. L., Forbes, E. G., Draper, Z. T., Mitrani, J. M., McLean, H. S., Tummel, K. K., Higginson, D. P., and Cooper, C. M. Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.135001.
Zhang, Y., Shumlak, U., Nelson, B. A., Golingo, R. P., Weber, T. R., Stepanov, A. D., Claveau, E. L., Forbes, E. G., Draper, Z. T., Mitrani, J. M., McLean, H. S., Tummel, K. K., Higginson, D. P., & Cooper, C. M. Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.135001.
Zhang, Y., Shumlak, U., Nelson, B. A., Golingo, R. P., Weber, T. R., Stepanov, A. D., Claveau, E. L., Forbes, E. G., Draper, Z. T., Mitrani, J. M., McLean, H. S., Tummel, K. K., Higginson, D. P., and Cooper, C. M. Thu . "Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.135001.
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title = {Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch},
author = {Zhang, Y. and Shumlak, U. and Nelson, B. A. and Golingo, R. P. and Weber, T. R. and Stepanov, A. D. and Claveau, E. L. and Forbes, E. G. and Draper, Z. T. and Mitrani, J. M. and McLean, H. S. and Tummel, K. K. and Higginson, D. P. and Cooper, C. M.},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.135001},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 13,
volume = 122,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
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