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Abstract

The recent bomb shots in India and Pakistan prove once again that the know-how of producing a nuclear weapon is accessible, From the components needed to construct a nuclear device the bomb-grade fissile material is still the most difficult to obtain. If therefore one wants to timely detect nuclear war-head development one gas to monitor the acquizition of fissile materials. In the past there were several incidents where states attempted or succeeded to obtain bomb-grade fissile materials.

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Authors: KOCH L, ITU Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Nuclear dizarmament,safe disposal of nuclear materials or new weapons development Como (IT) 2-4 July 1998
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