Plutonium packaging and long-term storage

Lloyd, Jane A.; Wedman, Douglas E.
July 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 532 Issue 1, p121
Academic Journal
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.


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