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Title: Seaborg Institute in Brief

  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
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Technical Report
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United States
Condensed Matter Physics, Superconductivity & Superfluidity(75); General Studies of Nuclear Reactors(22); Instrumentation Related to Nuclear Science & Technology(46); Nuclear Disarmament, Safeguards, & Physical Protection(98); Nuclear Fuel Cycle & Fuel Materials(11); Nuclear Physics & Radiation Physics(73); Radiation Chemistry, Radiochemistry, & Nuclear Chemistry(38); Radiology & Nuclear Medicine(62); Seaborg, Nuclear, postodoctopral

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Migliori, Albert. Seaborg Institute in Brief. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1143949.
Migliori, Albert. Seaborg Institute in Brief. United States. doi:10.2172/1143949.
Migliori, Albert. Wed . "Seaborg Institute in Brief". United States. doi:10.2172/1143949.
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  • The Glenn T. Seaborg Institute for Transactinium Science (GTS-ITS) mission supports the long-term manpower and core competency needs of the defense-related and the environmental programs at LLNL. The importance of the GTS-ITS mission is intensified by the current and impending shortage of actinide experts. This sector continues to retire, leaving ever-widening gaps in the core capabilities of the programs and disciplines throughout the Laboratory and the nation. The GTS-ITS focus is to help the Laboratory fill these voids by educating and training the future generation of scientists with the knowledge and expertise required to meet the nation's changing needs inmore » environmental protection and remediation, nuclear waste isolation, national security nuclear surveillance, nuclear energy and industrial applications of nuclear methods, and fundamental transactinium sciences.« less
  • A brief overview of recent superconductivity research at NIST is presented. Emphasis is placed on the new high-temperature oxide superconductors, though mention is made of important work on low-temperature superconductors, and a few historical notes are included. For the new high-temperature superconductors, research activities include determination of physical properties such as elastic constants and electronics structure, development of new techniques such as magnetic-field modulated microwave absorption and determination of phase diagrams and crystal structure. For the low-temperature superconductors, research spans studying the effect of stress on current density to the fabrication of a new Josephson junction voltage standard.
  • The work in progress by ORD, the pertinent results, and future work planned by ORD are discussed. Some of the important areas mentioned are chemical characterization work, development of method to collect gas-phase hydrocarbons in diesel exhaust, effect of NO2 in mutagen artifact generation, study of filter efficiency, and identification of types of compounds responsible for Ames test activity in diesel particles.
  • Activities of the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute are reported. Topics covered include research and development, research facilities, service facilities, other institute activities, schools, Takasaki Research Establishment, and general affairs. (M.C.G.)
  • This book contains a limited sampling of press clippings from 1945 to 1960. A section of press clippings 1961-1971 has also been produced as Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory PUB-625. Journal of Glenn T. Seaborg: Appendix (December 1989). Many of these press clippings describe, significant events in my career. The reader may be interested in reading about these events in more detail. I have kept a daily diary since I was 14 years old (1927) and my diary has been printed by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and is available here, and at the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley, themore » University of California at Los Angeles Main Library, the, University of California at Santa Barbara, the National Archives and the Library of Congress.« less