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Title: The Ames Project (1942-1946)

Abstract

The Ames Laboratory was officially founded on May 17, 1947, following development of a process to purify uranium metal for the historic Manhattan Project. From 1942 to 1946, Ames Lab scientists produced over two-million pounds of uranium metal. A U.S. Department of Energy national research laboratory, the Ames Laboratory creates materials and energy solutions. Iowa State University operates Ames Laboratory under contract with the DOE.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
AMES (Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States))
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1082315
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; URANIUM; MANHATTAN; IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY; FISSION; ATOMIC; CHICAGO; NUCLEAR AGE

Citation Formats

None. The Ames Project (1942-1946). United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
None. The Ames Project (1942-1946). United States.
None. Thu . "The Ames Project (1942-1946)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1082315.
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place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {6}
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