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Title: Nuclear Fission Dynamics: Past, Present, Needs, and Future

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Bulgac, Aurel, Jin, Shi, and Stetcu, Ionel. Nuclear Fission Dynamics: Past, Present, Needs, and Future. Switzerland: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.3389/fphy.2020.00063.
Bulgac, Aurel, Jin, Shi, & Stetcu, Ionel. Nuclear Fission Dynamics: Past, Present, Needs, and Future. Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fphy.2020.00063.
Bulgac, Aurel, Jin, Shi, and Stetcu, Ionel. Wed . "Nuclear Fission Dynamics: Past, Present, Needs, and Future". Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fphy.2020.00063.
title = {Nuclear Fission Dynamics: Past, Present, Needs, and Future},
author = {Bulgac, Aurel and Jin, Shi and Stetcu, Ionel},
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doi = {10.3389/fphy.2020.00063},
journal = {Frontiers in Physics},
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place = {Switzerland},
year = {2020},
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