[ RadSafe ] Bombs from reactor grade Pu: new articles

Peter Bossew peter.bossew at jrc.it
Tue Jan 13 04:41:41 CST 2009

2 related, in my opinion quite interesting articles in
Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 238, Issue 12, December 2008:

G. Kessler, C. Broeders, W. Hoebel, B. Goel, D. Wilhelm, A new 
scientific solution for preventing the misuse of reactor-grade plutonium 
as nuclear explosive.
Pages 3429-3444, ISSN 0029-5493, DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2008.07.021.

G. Kessler, W. Hobel, B. Goel, W. Seifritz, Potential nuclear explosive 
yield of reactor-grade plutonium using the disassembly theory of early 
reactor safety analysis. 
Pages 3475-3499, ISSN 0029-5493, DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2008.08.014.



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