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25 Years Geotechnical Observation and Testing in the Tertiary Boom Clay Formation: Geotechnique symposium on stiff sedimentary clays - genesis and engineering behaviour, London, United Kingdom, 14-14 May 2007.

Bernier F., Li X., Bastiaens W.
Géotechnique, 57:2(2007), p. 229-237.- ISSN 0016-8505

Suction effects in deep Boom Clay Block samples.

P. Delage, T.-T. Le, A.-M. Tang, Y.-J. Cui, X.-L. Li
Géotechnique, ISSN: 0016-8505, vol. 57, Issue: 2, March 2007, p 239-244, doi: 10.1680/geot.2007.57.2.239

SELFRAC: Experiments and conclusions on fracturing, self-healing and self-sealing processes in clays.

Bastiaens W., Bernier F., Li X.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32:8-14, 2007, p. 600-615.- ISSN 1474-7065

The HADES Underground Research Facility.

Bastiaens W.
RWMC FY2006 Consultation 2 Task 2.1.- Mol, Belgium: SCK•CEN, 2007.- 46 p.- (External Report of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre; ER-37; RWMC FY2006 Consultation 2 Task 2.1).- ISSN 1782-2335

The excavation damaged zone in clay formations – time-dependent behaviour and influence on performance assessment: Clays in natural & engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement, Tours, France, 14-18 March 2005

Peter B., Bernier F., Lebon P., Martin C.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 32:8-14(2007), p. 588-599.- ISSN 1474-7065

Water retention properties of Boom clay: a comparison between different experimental techniques.

Le T., Delage P., Cui Y., Tang A., Lima A., Romero E., e.a.
Unsaturated Soils. Advances in Geo-Engineering: Proceed. of the 1st Europ. Conf., E-UNSAT 2008, Durham, UK, 2-4 July 2008 / TC6 of the Internat. Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering, London, UK, Taylor & Francis, 2008, p. 229-234

Experimental evaluation of the hydraulic resistance of compacted bentonite/Boom Clay interface.

Tang A., Munoz J., Cui Y., Delage P., Li X.
Proceedings of the International Technical Conference on the Practical Aspects of Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Prague, Czech Republic, 16-18 June 2008 / EC ESDRED, France, ANDRA, 2008, p. 1-9

Deformation induced by dissolution of salts in porous media: Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement, Lille, France, 17-20 September 2007.

Mokni N., Olivella S., Li X., Smet S., Valcke E.
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, 33(2008), p. S436-S443.- ISSN 1474-7065

Parameter Sensitivity Analysis for Seepage-Stress Coupling Model of Boom Clay Based on Non-parameter Statistics.

Jia S., Chen W., Li X.
Chinese Journal of Underground Space and Engineering, 4:5(2008), p. 830-834.- ISSN 1673-0836

Design and realisation of the PRACLAY experimental gallery.

Bastiaens W., Van Cotthem A., Voorspoels T.
Building underground for the future, Monaco, Monaco, 6-8 October 2008 / Association Française des Tunnels et de l'Espace Souterrain (AFTES), Limonest, France, AFTES, 2008, p. 223-230