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Title: Identifying key accelerator components in support of nonproliferation

Abstract

Because accelerators, like reactors, can be used to produce special nuclear material, their key components must be controlled. This work identifies the key components of linear accelerators (LINACs) that are critical in the export control regime. The design of LINACs is well documented and easily available to the general public. Schools on accelerator design are available, and several universities offer coursework on accelerators. Most accelerator facilities are open to the public, non-US citizens can work at accelerator facilities, and information about accelerators is openly communicated across the world. Construction of accelerators, however, is difficult to achieve without the necessary components.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
678177
Report Number(s):
CONF-990605-
Journal ID: TANSAO; ISSN 0003-018X; TRN: 99:009162
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Transactions of the American Nuclear Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 80; Conference: 1999 annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Boston, MA (United States), 6-10 Jun 1999; Other Information: PBD: 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; NON-PROLIFERATION POLICY; NUCLEAR TRADE; EXPORTS; RF SYSTEMS; ATOMIC CLOCKS; ION SOURCES; VACUUM PUMPS; DIGITAL SYSTEMS; COPPER; PERMANENT MAGNETS

Citation Formats

Rutherford, D.A., and Earley, L.M. Identifying key accelerator components in support of nonproliferation. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Rutherford, D.A., & Earley, L.M. Identifying key accelerator components in support of nonproliferation. United States.
Rutherford, D.A., and Earley, L.M. Wed . "Identifying key accelerator components in support of nonproliferation". United States.
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abstractNote = {Because accelerators, like reactors, can be used to produce special nuclear material, their key components must be controlled. This work identifies the key components of linear accelerators (LINACs) that are critical in the export control regime. The design of LINACs is well documented and easily available to the general public. Schools on accelerator design are available, and several universities offer coursework on accelerators. Most accelerator facilities are open to the public, non-US citizens can work at accelerator facilities, and information about accelerators is openly communicated across the world. Construction of accelerators, however, is difficult to achieve without the necessary components.},
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