Nuclear Forensic Analysis, Second Edition by Kenton J. Moody, Patrick M. Grant, Ian D. Hutcheon

By Kenton J. Moody, Patrick M. Grant, Ian D. Hutcheon

A multidisciplinary reference for forensic scientists, this ebook consolidates primary ideas of nuclear forensic research, pertinent protocols and methods, desktop modeling improvement, interpretational insights, and attribution issues into one handy resource. The authors concentration fairly at the chemical, actual, and nuclear features linked to the construction or interrogation of a radioactive pattern. the cloth is gifted with minimum mathematical formality and makes use of constant terminology. rules and methods are mentioned by way of their purposes to real-world investigations and casework carried out during the last a number of years, delivering very important perception into the multifaceted adjustments dealing with this rising science.

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7 kg of 88% 235U as UO2 were discovered in a parked car. Two Russians and a Czech physicist were arrested. And earlier that year, the German federal intelligence organization (BND) orchestrated a sting that culminated in the seizure of 560 g of a mixed oxide of U and Pu (~400 g of 87% 239Pu mixed with LEU). The contraband also included 210 g of Li metal enriched to 89% in 6Li. A lead-lined suitcase containing the smuggled goods was seized at the Munich airport following a Lufthansa flight from Moscow.

Issues related to material source attribution include the identity, quality, and origin of the materials; whether the material was diverted from a legitimate pathway; determination of where legal custody was lost; and potential for the supply of more such material. Route attribution is the domain of criminalistics examinations and geolocation measurements. Relevant issues include the pathway of the contraband after legitimate control was lost, the potential involvement of a black-market network, frequency of shipments, identities of the traffickers, practical capability of the illicit path for large quantities, and likely end-user application.

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