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Overview and status of construction of ST40. / Gryaznevich, M.; Asunta, O.

julkaisussa: Fusion Engineering and Design, Vuosikerta 123, 2017, s. 177-180.

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Gryaznevich, M. ; Asunta, O. / Overview and status of construction of ST40. Julkaisussa: Fusion Engineering and Design. 2017 ; Vuosikerta 123. Sivut 177-180.

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