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Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 970942, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/970942
Research Article

Design and Fabrication of Remote Welding Equipment in a Hot-Cell

1Research Reactor Fuel Development Division, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-353, Republic of Korea
2Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheonan 330-708, Republic of Korea

Received 6 May 2013; Revised 26 September 2013; Accepted 26 September 2013

Academic Editor: Arkady Serikov

Copyright © 2013 Soosung Kim et al. 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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