Low-background high-frequency Geiger-Müller counter.
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Low-background high-frequency Geiger-Müller counter. by International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Published by I.A.E.A., H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

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SeriesTechnical reports series / International Atomic Energy Agency -- 33
The Physical Object
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL19324418M

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