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Fourth generation nuclear weapon the physical principles of thermonuclear explosives, inertial confinement fusion, and the quest for fourth generation nuclear weapons by AndreМЃ Gsponer

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Published by Darmstadt Universty of Technology in Darmstadt .
Written in English

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  • Nuclear weapons.

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Edition Notes

StatementAndré Gsponer, Jean-Pierre Hurni.
SeriesTechnical report / International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation ;, No. 1, Technical report (International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation) ;, No. 1.
ContributionsHurni, Jean-Pierre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU264 .G79 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL88181M
ISBN 10393307102X
LC Control Number99196493

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