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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English


  • Particles (Nuclear physics)

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Statement[by] L. J. Tassie.
LC ClassificationsQC793.24 .T37
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 255 p.
Number of Pages255
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Open LibraryOL5292131M
ISBN 100470845759
LC Control Number72012447

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