Industry opinions on the formation of a Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI)
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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, Division of Solar Energy, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Solar Energy Research Institute,
  • Solar energy -- Research -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementreport / by the Mitre Corporation
SeriesMITRE technical report -- MTR-7067
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 50 p., [1] folded leaf ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15478164M

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