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Title: Theoretical Division progress report. [October 1976-January 1979]

Abstract

This report presents highlights of activities in the Theoretical (T) Division from October 1976-January 1979. The report is divided into three parts. Part I presents an overview of the Division: its unique function at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) and within the scientific community as a whole; the organization of personnel; the main areas of research; and a survey of recent T-Division initiatives. This overview is followed by a survey of the 13 groups within the Division, their main responsibilities, interests, and expertise, consulting activities, and recent scientific accomplisments. The remainder of the report, Parts II and III, is devoted to articles on selected research activities. Recent efforts on topics of immediate interest to energy and weapons programs at LASL and elsewhere are described in Part II, Major National Programs. Separate articles present T-Divison contributions to weapons research, reactor safety and reactor physics research, fusion research, laser isotope separation, and other energy research. Each article is a compilation of independent projects within T Division, all related to but addressing different aspects of the major program. Part III is organized by subject discipline, and describes recent scientific advances of fundamental interest. An introduction, defining the scope and general nature ofmore » T-Division efforts within a given discipline, is followed by articles on the research topics selected. The reporting is done by the scientists involved in the research, and an attempt is made to communicate to a general audience. Some data are given incidentally; more technical presentations of the research accomplished may be found among the 47 pages of references. 110 figures, 5 tables.« less

Authors:
 [1]
  1. comp.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos Scientific Lab., NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5521649
Report Number(s):
LA-7585-PR
TRN: 80-004782
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; LASL; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; PHYSICS; ASTROPHYSICS; ATOMS; BIOLOGY; HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS; HYDRODYNAMICS; LASER ISOTOPE SEPARATION; MATERIALS; NUCLEAR PHYSICS; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; PLASMA; REACTOR SAFETY; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS; FLUID MECHANICS; ISOTOPE SEPARATION; MECHANICS; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; NUCLEOSYNTHESIS; SAFETY; SEPARATION PROCESSES; US AEC; US DOE; US ERDA; US ORGANIZATIONS; WEAPONS; 640000* - Physics; 700100 - Fusion Energy- Plasma Research; 220900 - Nuclear Reactor Technology- Reactor Safety

Citation Formats

Cooper, N G. Theoretical Division progress report. [October 1976-January 1979]. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5521649.
Cooper, N G. Theoretical Division progress report. [October 1976-January 1979]. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5521649
Cooper, N G. Sun . "Theoretical Division progress report. [October 1976-January 1979]". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5521649. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5521649.
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abstractNote = {This report presents highlights of activities in the Theoretical (T) Division from October 1976-January 1979. The report is divided into three parts. Part I presents an overview of the Division: its unique function at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) and within the scientific community as a whole; the organization of personnel; the main areas of research; and a survey of recent T-Division initiatives. This overview is followed by a survey of the 13 groups within the Division, their main responsibilities, interests, and expertise, consulting activities, and recent scientific accomplisments. The remainder of the report, Parts II and III, is devoted to articles on selected research activities. Recent efforts on topics of immediate interest to energy and weapons programs at LASL and elsewhere are described in Part II, Major National Programs. Separate articles present T-Divison contributions to weapons research, reactor safety and reactor physics research, fusion research, laser isotope separation, and other energy research. Each article is a compilation of independent projects within T Division, all related to but addressing different aspects of the major program. Part III is organized by subject discipline, and describes recent scientific advances of fundamental interest. An introduction, defining the scope and general nature of T-Division efforts within a given discipline, is followed by articles on the research topics selected. The reporting is done by the scientists involved in the research, and an attempt is made to communicate to a general audience. Some data are given incidentally; more technical presentations of the research accomplished may be found among the 47 pages of references. 110 figures, 5 tables.},
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