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Thermal neutron scattering. by P. A. Egelstaff

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thermal neutrons -- Scattering.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

StatementEdited by P.A. Egelstaff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC721 .E425 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,523 p.
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5943328M
LC Control Number65014292

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