enriched material

enriched material

[in′richt mə′tir·ē·əl]
(nucleonics)
Material in which the amount of one or more isotopes has been increased above that occurring in nature, such as uranium in which the abundance of 235U is increased.
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The presence of warm dust implies that it formed very recently, perhaps in spurts, as chemically enriched material from the two stellar winds collides at different points, mixes, flows away, and cools.
Iranian officials have maintained Tehran will keep enriching uranium to 20 percent after the West cold-shouldered a proposal brokered by Brazil and Turkey which aimed at providing the enriched material for the Tehran research reactor.
This means that Iran retains the additional enriched material throughout most of the agreement, adding to its leverage in the follow-up negotiations.
Analysts said the single cascade of machines Iran was using for the higher-level enrichment was inefficient because it left over a large quantity of low-enriched uranium alongside the highly enriched material.
Since Iran lacks the technology to make the fuel rods it could not use the enriched material for medical purposes, raising suspicions that it is seeking to produce 90 per cent enriched weapons-grade fuel.
Hoping for the best results from talks in Istanbul and Almaty must be set against technical data indicating that, unless its activities change quickly, Iran's nuclear potential will be much stronger by, say, August of this year, a consequence of talks failing to stop Iran's increased technical sophistication and mounting stockpiles of enriched material.
The Americans want to see enrichment to 20 percent stopped and the enriched material shipped out of the country, as well as a full accounting for past activities, before considering any but minor sanctions relief.
Western powers back the deal as the reactor is an internationally supervised facility, and the deal aims at removing Tehran s stock of LEU, a major concern in the West which suspects the enriched material could be further refined for use in nuclear weapons.
Aided by these illegal purchases, the program has grown to the stage where thousands of centrifuges are churning out enriched material, which can be used for fuel or as the fissile core of nuclear warheads.
Western powers back the UN-drafted deal as the Tehran reactor is an internationally supervised facility, and the deal would remove stocks of low-enriched uranium, a major concern in the West which suspects the enriched material could be further refined for use in nuclear weapons.
The deal is a aimed at removing from the country Tehran s stock of LEU, a major concern in the West which suspects the enriched material could be further enriched for use in nuclear weapons.
But if a country party to the NPT needs enriched material, we are ready to provide it, through IAEA and with IAEA verification" of peaceful use, the AEOI head said.