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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 123426, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/123426
Research Article

Analysis of Subchannel and Rod Bundle PSBT Experiments with CATHARE 3

CEA Grenoble, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique et aux Énergies Alternatives, DEN, DM2S/SMTH, 38054 Grenoble, France

Received 28 March 2012; Accepted 1 July 2012

Academic Editor: Maria Avramova

Copyright © 2012 M. Valette. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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