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The LXeCAT instrument for gamma-ray astrophysics

The LXeCAT instrument for gamma-ray astrophysics

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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Other titlesLXeCAT instrument for gamma ray astrophysics.
StatementE. Aprile ... [et al.].
Series[NASA contractor report] -- NASA CR-199796., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-199796.
ContributionsAprile, Elena., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17796520M
OCLC/WorldCa35254185

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