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Pure Appl. Chem., 2013, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 851-881

Published online 2013-02-16

Impact of scientific developments on the Chemical Weapons Convention (IUPAC Technical Report)

Katie Smallwood1, Ralf Trapp2, Robert Mathews3, Beat Schmidt4 and Leiv K. Sydnes5*

1 Independent Consultant, Geneva, Switzerland
2 International Disarmament Consultant, 74270 Chessenaz, France
3 Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia
4 Spiez Laboratory, 3700 Spiez, Switzerland
5 Department of Chemistry, University of Bergen, 5007 Bergen, Norway


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