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Nuclear Forensics


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Tools, techniques, and expertise in nuclear fuel cycle research gained over seven decades help ORNL scientists control and track nuclear bomb-grade materials to be sure they don't fall into the wrong hands. Among the leading-edge technologies used by researchers are high-resolution techniques that allow analysis of radiation detector data in stunning detail. Researchers are also developing aerosol sampling systems to collect airborne particulates and instantly send an alert if radiation is detected.

For more information, please contact:

nuclearforensicsinitiative@ornl.gov

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