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This book is intended to be used as a textbook and researchreference for the field of nuclear nonproliferation. The book is primarily technical and focussed on methods of detecting clandestine nuclear material that might be illicitly transported. The book also touches on nuclear forensics, i.e. methods for identification, attribution, and establishment of transport pathways for illicit nuclear material. Also covered are topics ofmethods used for arms control and treaty verification, and an assessment of technologies under development for all of the above. A description of the government and international agencies involved in nuclear terrorism prevention, nuclear safeguards, and arms control is also included.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Science, Technology
Sub-Genre: Nuclear Energy, Weights + Measures, Material Science
Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Edward C. Morse
Street Date: April 13, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-6144
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