An Atomic Empire

An Atomic Empire

by Charles N Hill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908977410
Publisher: Imperial College Press
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

List of Acronyms ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Atomic Physics 7

3 People and Places 21

4 The British Production Piles 51

5 The British Bomb 75

6 The Windscale Incident 105

7 The Fast Reactor 139

8 PIPPA and Calder Hall 157

9 CTR and ZETA 181

10 Research Reactors 195

11 The Magnox Stations 219

12 The Second Power Programme: The Alternatives 251

13 The Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor 265

14 The SGHWR 289

15 DRAGON and the HTR 307

16 Atomic Energy at Sea 321

17 Finale 339

Appendix: Chronology 347

Bibliography 351

Index 353

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