Los Alamos National Laboratory

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Stockpile Support

Stockpile stewardship is the Laboratory's core mission.

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Qualified analytical chemistry is vital to stockpile stewardship

C-AAC supports the Laboratory’s nuclear stockpile stewardship mission. In the absence of underground testing, analytical chemistry of plutonium is one of the most important tools available for ensuring the safety, security, and reliability of the nuclear stockpile.

Stockpile support

  • C-AAC applies qualified analytical measurement capabilities to certify the chemical composition of LANL-built plutonium pits for diamond-stamped product acceptance.

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