Proliferation resistance criteria for fissile material disposition

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The 1994 National Academy of Sciences study {open_quotes}Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium{close_quotes} defined options for reducing the national and international proliferation risks of materials declared excess to the nuclear weapons program. This report proposes criteria for assessing the proliferation resistance of these options. The criteria are general, encompassing all stages of the disposition process from storage through intermediate processing to final disposition including the facilities, processing technologies and materials, the level of safeguards for these materials, and the national/subnational threat to the materials.

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Close, D.A.; Fearey, B.L.; Markin, J.T.; Rutherford, D.A.; Duggan, R.A.; Jaeger, C.D. et al. April 1, 1995.

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The 1994 National Academy of Sciences study {open_quotes}Management and Disposition of Excess Weapons Plutonium{close_quotes} defined options for reducing the national and international proliferation risks of materials declared excess to the nuclear weapons program. This report proposes criteria for assessing the proliferation resistance of these options. The criteria are general, encompassing all stages of the disposition process from storage through intermediate processing to final disposition including the facilities, processing technologies and materials, the level of safeguards for these materials, and the national/subnational threat to the materials.

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17 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95009021

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  • Other Information: PBD: Apr 1995

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  • Other: DE95009021
  • Report No.: LA--12935-MS
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/42521 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 42521
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676422

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Close, D.A.; Fearey, B.L.; Markin, J.T.; Rutherford, D.A.; Duggan, R.A.; Jaeger, C.D. et al. Proliferation resistance criteria for fissile material disposition, report, April 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676422/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.