TITLE

Iraq clings to its nuclear secrets

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, Dan
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/27/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1779, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Iraq's admission to having built experimental electromagnetic devices called calutrons which enrich small quantities of uranium. Probable location of the calutrons; Existence of the calutrons as a surprise to Western intelligence agencies; Worry of specialists in nonproliferation; Insufficiency of export controls to solve the proliferation problem.
ACCESSION #
10491361

 

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