uranium enrichment


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uranium enrichment

[yə′rā·nē·əm in′rich·mənt]
(nucleonics)
A process carried out on uranium, in which the ratio of the abundance of the isotope uranium-235 to that of the isotope uranium-238 is increased above that found in natural uranium.
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Download Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment NNA - Iranian state television is quoting the country's atomic chief as saying the Islamic Republic would need only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent - a level at which the material could start to be used for a nuclear weapon.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 23, 2016-Centrus to advance US uranium enrichment technology through to 30 September 2017
origin uranium enrichment technology to support future national security and energy security needs.
WASHINGTON, April 2 (KUNA) -- US President Barack Obama said Thursday he wanted to GCC countries to Camp David to discuss a deal reached between the P5+1 group and Iran, aimed at curbing Iran's uranium enrichment in return of phasing out of sanctions.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A delegation of Iranian ambassadors to foreign states and foreign ministry officials visited Fordo uranium enrichment facility in Central Iran on Monday.
TEHRAN - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country.
26 ( ANI ): Iranian lawmakers have introduced a bill seeking to increase the nation's uranium enrichment to 60 percent.
Iran has decelerated its rate of uranium enrichment because it already possesses the basic infrastructure for producing a nuclear weapon, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday.
ASTANA (CyHAN)- On September 27, 2013 the deal was completed on the acquisition by the Russian-Kazakh company Uranium Enrichment Center (UEC) JSC of 25 percent plus one share in the authorized capital of Ural Electrochemical Plant JSC (UEC project ), a statement of Kazakh company Kazatomprom said on Tuesday.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said it discovered uranium enriched to that level at the country's second uranium enrichment facility located in Fordo.
Iran rejected a proposal to curb uranium enrichment during the second day of nuclear talks with Western powers in Baghdad Thursday.
Iran has begun uranium enrichment at a new underground site well protected from possible airstrikes, a leading hardline newspaper reports in another show of defiance against Western pressure to rein in Tehran's nuclear program.