Radioactive isotopes in instrumentation and control

by Nikolai Nikolaevich Shumilovskii

Publisher: Pergamon

Written in English
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Originally published as"Osnovy teorii ustroistv avtomaticheskogo kontrolia s ispol"zovaniem radioakticnykh izotopov. Izd.A.N.S.S.S.R,1959.

Statement(by) N.N. Shumilovskii and L.V. Mel"ttser ; translated (from the Russian) by R.F. Kelleher; translation editted by P.J. Blaetus and G.A. Young.
SeriesInternational series of monographs on nuclear energy, Division 4: Isotopes and radiation;vol.3
ContributionsMel"ttser, Lev Vladimirovich.
The Physical Object
Pagination198p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19936277M

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