World nuclear power and its fuel cycle after Three Mile Island
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Published by Interdevelopment in Arlington .
Written in English


  • Nuclear fuels,
  • Reactor fuel reprocessing,
  • Uranium,
  • Nuclear energy.

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Includes bibliographies.

ContributionsInterdevelopment Inc.
LC ClassificationsTK9360 W66
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21601371M

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