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Group theory and special symmetries in nuclear physics proceedings of the international symposium in honor of K.T. Hecht, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 19-21 September 1991 by

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Symmetry groups -- Congresses.,
  • Group theory -- Congresses.,
  • Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by J.P. Draayer, J. Jänecke.
ContributionsHecht, K. T. 1926-, Draayer, J. P., Jänecke, J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC793.3.S9 G76 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712147M
ISBN 109810207441
LC Control Number92014201

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