Countering Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism / Edition 1

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Overview

Sinc the dissolution of the Soviet Union the nuclear threats facing the world are complex and constantly evolving.This volume is structured to promote wide-ranging, multi-national exploration of critical technology needs and underlying scientific challenges to reducing the threat of nuclear/radiological terrorism; to illustrate through country-specific presentations how resulting technologies were used in national programs; and to outline the role of legal, policy and institutional frameworks in countering nuclear/radiological terrorism.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402049200
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/16/2006
  • Series: Nato Security through Science Series B
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Planning for Countering Nuclear Terrorism.
Motivation and Redirection: Rationale and Achievements in the Russian Closed Nuclear Cities; G. Kaser. Implementation Of The 8 July 2005 Amendment to the Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material; P.A. Comella. Nuclear Material Security Needs in the 21st Century; N.H. Krikorian. Multi-Attribute Analysis Of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Resistance To Nuclear Weapons Proliferation; A. Zrodnikov et al. Key Aspects On The Non-Proliferation Measures; G. Velarde et al. Security Of Radioactive Materials For Medical Use; A. Elliott.-
II. Protecting Nuclear Power Plants.
On The Importance Of The Security And Safety Of The Reactor Pressure Vessel to External Threats; A. Ballesteros et al. Proliferation Resistance Features in Nuclear Reactor Designs; B.A. Gabaraev et al. The Role Of Structural Materials in The Vulnerability Of Nuclear Power Plants; L. Debarberis et al.-
III. Responding to Nuclear Terrorism.
Combating Radiological Terrorism – a Multi-Faceted Challenge; A. Wolf, I. Yaar. Estimation Of Inhalation Radiation Doses Associated With a 90sr Dirty Bomb Even; V.P. Reshetin. Status Of The Rodos System For Off-Site Emergency Management After Nuclear and Radiological Accidents; W. Raskob et al. Decision Making After The Use of Radiological Dispersion Devices; F. Hardeman. Use Of The Decision Support System Recass Nt For Antiterrorism Actions; V.G. Bulgakov et al. Mobile Measurement Facilities For The Real-Time Interaction With The Recass Nt System In Antiterrorism Actions; A.M. Gariyants et al.-
IV. Radiation Detection.
Effects of Tellurium Precipitates on Charge Collection in Czt Nuclear Radiation Detectors; G.S. Camarda et al. Combined Sensors for the Detection, Identification and Monitoring of Radiation Sources; I. Yaar. Experimental Model Of The Device for Detection Of Nuclear Cycle Materials By Photoneutron Technology; A.M. Bakalyarov et al. InstrumentationMeasurement and Testing Complex for Detection and Identification Of Radioactive Materials Using the Emitted Radiation; V.T. Samossadny et al. Using Associated Particle Technique For Detection Of Shielded Nuclear Materials (Nm); A.V. Kuznetsov et al. Use Of Neutron Based Techniques In The Control Of Illicit Trafficking Of Fissile and Explosive Material; G. Nebbia et al.-
Index.

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