Document Details


Title:
Thermal Nuclear Research at the University of California Radiation Laboratory
Author(s):
Snapp, R B [Atomic Energy Commission]
Document Location:
LBNL Archives and Records Office, 1 Cyclotron Road, Mailstop 69-104, Berkeley, CA, 94720, (510)486-5525, (510)486-7200, jwstoner@lbl.gov
Document Categories:
Nuclear Weapons and Related Technology\Nuclear Tests
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1952 Jun 13
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
X
Accession Number:
OOB020936
Document Number(s):
1-13-77
Originating Research Org.:
Atomic Energy Commission-Division of Military Application
OpenNet Entry Date:
2002 May 31
Description/Abstract:
Determine the most effective approach to strengthening research in the field of thermal nuclear weapons. Operations Ivy and Castle; Ivy is principally directed toward establishing thermal nuclear feasibility from a purely experimental device and providing important fundamental information. Castle, however, is further directed toward a deliverable emergency weapon in addition to furnishing important information.


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