TITLE

Plutonium packaging and long-term storage

AUTHOR(S)
Lloyd, Jane A.; Wedman, Douglas E.
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It has been demonstrated that the Advanced Recovery and Integrated Extraction System (ARIES) packaging line at Los Alamos National Laboratory can successfully package plutonium to meet DOE requirements for safe long-term storage. The ARIES system has just completed the disassembly and conversion of its first cores (“pits”) for nuclear weapons. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5663436

 

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