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Title: Uncrackable code for nuclear weapons

Mark Hart, a scientist and engineer in Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Defense Technologies Division, has developed a new approach for ensuring nuclear weapons and their components canmore »'t fall prey to unauthorized use. The beauty of his approach: Let the weapon protect itself. "Using the random process of nuclear radioactive decay is the gold standard of random number generators," said Mark Hart. "You’d have a better chance of winning both Mega Millions and Powerball on the same day than getting control of IUC-protected components."« less
Title: Uncrackable code for nuclear weapons
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Publication Date: 2014-11-20
OSTI Identifier: 1178805
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE ; NUCLEAR WEAPON ; SECURITY ; STOCKPILE STEWARDSHIP ; INTRINSIC USE CONTROL ; RADIOACTIVE DECAY
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:03:04
System Entry Date: 2018-05-11