diffusion plant

diffusion plant

[də′fyü·zhən ‚plant]
(nucleonics)
A plant which separates isotopes by isotopic diffusion or thermal diffusion.
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Contract Awarded for Infrastructure support services at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.
Smith said that among the evidence to be included in the report is a DOE document confirming that uranium samples picked up by the CIA outside Israel's nuclear installation in Dimona bore the same isotopic signature as material produced by the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in the U.
DE-SOL-0000530, issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) for facilities support services for the environmental clean-up activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio, a site with Category 2 nuclear facilities.
They are: China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), which has two centrifuge plants in China, Eurodif, a joint venture between Belgium, France, Italy and Spain, with one diffusion plant in France, Minatom, the Russian state organization, with four centrifuge plants, Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL), with one centrifuge plant, Urenco, a joint venture between companies in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, with centrifuge plants in each of the three countries, The United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), a US firm with a diffusion plant in Kentucky.
The former Capenhurst Diffusion plant, on the Wirral border, emerged as an outside bet, as ministers triggered a furious row by describing the case for new plants as "compelling".
The former Capenhurst Diffusion plant on the Wirral/Cheshire border, emerged as an outside bet, as ministers triggered a furious row by describing the case for new plants as "compelling".
Chapters cover sites in states across America such as China Lake Naval Weapons Center in California, Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Kentucky, Area 51 in Nevada, Green River Missile Launch Complex in Utah, and many more.
The preferred technology for virus concentration from large volumes was developed by the Joint NIH-AEC Zonal Centrifuge Development Project at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA, and the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant in the 1960s (4).
The Department of Energy has begun compensation payments to America's nuclear weapons workers; Harding's husband died after prolonged exposure to toxic levels of uranium at the Paducah, Kentucky Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
She points to all the metal at the gaseous diffusion plant in Oak Ridge that was used for the Manhattan Project.
In addition to its current role as the managing partner on the M&O contract at Savannah River, Fluor serves as the prime contractor for the decontamination and decommissioning of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.
for the next phase of cleanup at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP).

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