Main Plenary Session 1a: Historical Evolution of Nuclear Forensics
- M Caspers (Germany)
- H. Yoo (Korea, Republic of)
Mr S. Niemeyer (United States of America)
7/7/14, 1:30 PM
This paper presents the personal perspectives of the authors on the early development of nuclear forensics, beginning with the early 1990s. Independently, we started to work on nuclear forensics, recognizing that we were addressing a new set of questions. In 1995 an “International Conference on Nuclear Smuggling Forensics Analysis” was held at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which...
Mr V. Kuchinov (Russian Federation)
7/7/14, 2:00 PM
Mr K. Nederlof (Netherlands)
7/7/14, 2:20 PM
Dr K. Mayer (European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Institute for Transuranium Elements)
7/7/14, 2:40 PM
The first illicit trafficking incidents involving nuclear material were reported in 1992 in Europe and raised significant concerns with regard to nuclear security in the country where the incident occurred, in the (suspected) country of origin and in the states the material may have transited. With little or no circumstantial information on the provenance of the illicit material, it became...