Improving the assessment of the proliferation risk of nuclear fuel cycles /

"The material that sustains the nuclear reactions that produce energy can also be used to make nuclear weapons--and therefore, the development of nuclear energy is one of multiple pathways to proliferation for a non-nuclear weapon state. There is a tension between the development of future nucl...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Improving the Assessment of the Proliferation Risk of Nuclear Fuel Cycles., National Research Council (U.S.). Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board., National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Earth and Life Studies., National Research Council (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2013]
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Table of Contents:
  • Executive summary
  • Summary
  • Background and introduction
  • Key proliferation policy questions
  • Utility of proliferation assessements
  • Application of other risk methodologies
  • Identification of R & D for improving assessments
  • Communication of proliferation risk
  • References
  • [Appendixes].