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Title Countering nuclear and radiological terrorism / edited by Samuel Apikyan and David Diamond ; [essays by Greg Kaser and others]
Published Dordrecht : Springer ; [Brussels, Belgium] : Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 292 pages) : illustrations
Series NATO security through science series. Series B, Physics and biophysics, 1871-4668 ; v. 7
NATO security through science series. Series B, Physics and biophysics ; v. 7
Contents Planning for Countering Nuclear Terrorism. Motivation and Redirection: Rationale and Achievements in the Russian Closed Nuclear Cities / Greg Kaser ; Implementation of the 8 July 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material / Patricia A. Comella ; Nuclear Material Security Needs in the 21st Century / Nerses H. Krikorian, Larry R. Avens, Leroy E. Leonard ; Multi-Attribute Analysis of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Resistance to Nuclear Weapons Proliferation / Anatoly Zrodnikov, Valeriy Korobeynikov, Alexander Chebeskov, Boris Tikhomirov ; Key Aspects on the Non-Proliferation Measures / Guillermo Velarde, Natividad Carpintero Santamaría ; Security of Radioactive Materials for Medical Use / Alex Elliott -- Protecting Nuclear Power Plants. On the Importance of the Security and Safety of the Reactor Pressure Vessel to External Threats / A. Ballesteros, J. González, L. Debarberis ; Proliferation Resistance Features in Nuclear Reactor Designs / B.A. Gabaraev, Yu. S. Cherepnin, N.A. Dollezhal ; The Role of Structural Materials in the Vulnerability of Nuclear Power Plants / Luigi Debarberis, Kaisa Simola, Antonio Ballesteros, Alexander Kryukov, Milan Brumovsky -- Responding To Nuclear Terrorism. Combating Radiological Terrorism -- A Multi-Faceted Challenge / Alex Wolf, Ilan Yaar ; Estimation of Inhalation Radiation Doses Associated with a ⁹⁰Sr Dirty Bomb Event / Vladimir P. Reshetin ; Status of the Rodos System for Off-Site Emergency Management After Nuclear and Radiological Accidents / Wolfgang Raskob, J. Ehrhardt, C. Landman, J. Päsler-Sauer ; Decision Making After the Use of Radiological Dispersion Devices / Frank Hardeman ; Use of the Decision Support System Recass NT for Antiterrorism Actions / V.G. Bulgakov, A.M. Gariyants, V.S. Kosykh, V.M. Shershakov ; Mobile Measurement Facilities for the Real-Time Interaction with the Recass NT System in Antiterrorism Actions / A.M. Gariyants, V.G. Bulgakov, V.M. Shershakov, G.P. Zhukov -- Radiation Detection. Effects of Tellurium Precipitates on Charge Collection in CZT Nuclear Radiation Detectors / G.S. Camarda, A.E. Bolotnikov, G.A. Carini, R.B. James, L. Li ; Combined Sensors for the Detection, Identification and Monitoring of Radiation Sources / Ilan Yaar ; Experimental Model of the Device for Detection of Nuclear Cycle Materials by Photoneutron Technology / A.M. Bakalyarov, M.D. Karetnikov, K.N. Kozlov, V.I. Lebedev, E.A. Meleshko, B.A. Obinyakov, I.E. Ostashev, N.A. Tupikin, G.V. Yakovlev ; Instrumentation Measurement and Testing Complex for Detection and Identification of Radioactive Materials Using the Emitted Radiation / V.T. Samossadny, V.V. Dmitrenko, V.V. Kadilin, S.V. Kolesnikov, S.E. Ulin, V.M. Grachev, K.F. Vlasik, G.L. Dedenko, D.V. Novikov, Z.M. Uteshev ; Using Associated Particle Technique for Detection of Shielded Nuclear Materials (NM) Detection of Heavily Shielded NM / A.V. Kuznetsov, D.N. Vakhtin, I. Yu. Gorshkov, A.V. Evsenin, O.I. Osetrov ; Use of Neutron Based Techniques in the Control of Illicit Trafficking of Fissile and Explosive Material / G. Nebbia, S. Pesente, M. Lunardon, S. Moretto, G. Viesti
Summary Explores the technology needs and underlying scientific challenges to reducing the threat of nuclear/radiological terrorism. This book also illustrates how resulting technologies are used in national programs of different countries, and outlines the role of legal, policy and institutional frameworks in countering nuclear/radiological terrorism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nuclear terrorism -- Congresses.
Chemical terrorism -- Congresses.
Nuclear energy -- Safety measures -- Congresses.
Nuclear engineering -- Safety measures -- Congresses.
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Congresses.
Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Congressen (vorm)
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Apikyan, Samuel.
Diamond, David J.
Kaser, Greg.
LC no. 2006299450
ISBN 1280611081
1402048971 (Cloth)
140204920X (paperback)
9781402048975 (Cloth)
9781402049200 (paperback)