Electron cyclotron resonance heating of tandem mirrors
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Published by Dept. of Energy, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Livermore, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Electrons.,
  • Microwave heating.,
  • Nuclear reactors.

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Edition Notes

StatementMiklos Porkolab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
SeriesUCRL ; 52634
ContributionsLawrence Livermore Laboratory., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17649449M

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