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International Nuclear Material Safeguards

  • Rudolf Avenhaus

Abstract

It was already mentioned in the introduction of this book that there is one example where material accountancy and data verification has become of paramount importance, namely, the international nuclear material safeguards system set up in partial fulfillment of the Non-Proliferation Treaty(1) for nuclear weapons. This system went into operation some years ago; already now it can be said that the experience gained so far demonstrated the practicability and usefulness of the principles applied to a problem the solution of which is crucial for the survival of mankind.

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International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Material False Alarm Probability Nuclear Fuel Cycle Uranium Hexafluoride 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rudolf Avenhaus
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal Armed Forces University MunichNeubibergFederal Republic of Germany

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