X-rays the first hundred years

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • X-rays -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Alan Michette and Sławka Pfauntsch.
ContributionsMichette, Alan G., Pfauntsch, Sławka.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC481 .X24 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL989583M
ISBN 100471965022
LC Control Number96027880

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