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Title: Make the World Safer from Nuclear Weapons

Abstract

Senior Nuclear Scientist Ted Bowyer knows firsthand the challenges associated with protecting our nation. Ted and his colleagues help detect the proliferation of nuclear weapons. They developed award-winning technologies that give international treaty verification authorities “eyes and ears” around the globe. The instruments, located in 80 countries, help ensure compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty, or CTBT. They are completely automated radionuclide monitoring systems that would detect airborne radioactive particles if a nuclear detonation occurred in the air, underground or at sea. Some samples collected through these technologies are sent to PNNL’s Shallow Underground Laboratory—the only certified U.S. radionuclide laboratory for the CTBT’s International Monitoring System Organization.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1363917
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; PNNL; CTBT; COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR TEST-BAN TREATY; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; SHALLOW UNDERGROUND LABORATORY; NATIONAL SECURITY; RADIONUCLIDE

Citation Formats

Bowyer, Ted. Make the World Safer from Nuclear Weapons. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Bowyer, Ted. Make the World Safer from Nuclear Weapons. United States.
Bowyer, Ted. Mon . "Make the World Safer from Nuclear Weapons". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1363917.
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