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Physicists involved in the development and use of instruments and machines for synchrotron radiation, free electron lasers, neutron physics, nuclear and particle physics research. Other scientists who use such machines and methods in their research in atomic, solid state or chemical physics and materials science.

Commenced publication 1957

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833115 September 2016
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836110 October 2016
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841130 November 2016
84219 December 2016
843112 December 2016
844117 January 2017
845114 February 2017
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