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2005
Spring



2004
Spring
Summer
Fall

2003
Spring/summer

Fall/winter

2002
Spring
Summer
Fall/Winter

2001
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
2000
Spring
Summer/fall

Winter
1999
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
1998
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
1997
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
1996
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
1995
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter


Title Index

Author Index

Subject Index

Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Systems
  • Williamson, Mark, et al., "Molten Salt Chemistry Plays a Prominent Role in Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Systems," Fall 1995
  • Margevicious, Robert W."Researchers investigate a Viable Fuel Form for Accelerator Transmutation of Waste," 3rd quarter 2001
  • Acid Recycling Process
  • Mills, Tom, et al., "NMT Develops Acid Recycling Process," Winter 94-95
  • Acoustic Resonance Spectroscopy (ARS)
  • Veirs, Kirk, et al.,"Acoustic Resonance Spectroscopy (ARS) Shows Promise for Measuring Gas Composition and Pressure in Sealed Storage Containers," Winter 97-98
  • Actinide Characterization/Analysis/Assay
  • Veirs, D. Kirk, et al.,"Noninvasive Chemical Concentration Analyzer (NCCA) Preserves Process Stream Purity," Summer 1995
  • Long, Steven M., et al., "NMT Designs and Fabricates Standards for Nuclear Material Assay," Spring 1996
  • Benicewicz, Pamela K., et al. "Researchers Perform Rapid, On-Line, Elemental Analysis Using Laser-Induced Plasma Spectroscopy," Fall 1996
  • Havrilla, George J., "X-Ray Fluorescence Is Useful for Actinide Characterization" Fall 1997
  • Figg, Deborah, "NMT Group Installs New Analytical Instrument for Plutonium Analysis," 4th quarter, 1998
  • Terry, Jeff, et al., "Photoemission Studies at the Advanced Light Source Shed Light on Plutonium Phase Characteristics," 1st quarter 1999
  • Wayne, David M.,"Researchers Evaluate Isotope Ratio Techniques for Actinide Analysis," 2nd quarter 1999
  • Baiardo, Joe, et al.,"In Situ FTIR Inspection Is a Convenient New Tool for Analyzing and Viewing Samples," 3rd quarter 1999
  • Mulford, Roberta, "Aging Effects in Plutonium Metal Pose an Interesting Puzzle," 4th quarter 1999
  • Schulze, Roland, et. al. "Recent Measurements Add to Understanding of Plutonium Metals' Electronic Structure," 4th quarter 2000
  • Smith, Coleman, "239Pu/240Pu Isotope Ratios Can Be Determined Using LIBS," 4th quarter 2000
  • Scwartz, Dan, "Improved Differential Scanning Calorimeters Enable Scientists to Make More-Accurate Studies of Plutonium and Its Alloys," 3rd quarter 2001
  • Zocco, Tom, et al., "Researchers Use Transmission Electron Microscopy to Observe Helium Bubbles in Plutonium," 4th quarter 2001
  • Hixson, Rob, et al., "Shock-Wave Research on Plutonium Yields New Information Concerning Dynamic Material Properties," 4th quarter 2001
  • Sampson, Thomas E.,"Nondestructive assay and diagnostic techniques keep track of plutonium and uranium," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • Sinkov, Sergei,"Comparison of aqueous phase binding constants with tetra- and hexavalent actinides,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Wong, Joe,"Researchers use a high-resolution inelastic x-ray scattering and a microbeam approach to determine the first full phonon dispersion curves ever measured for any plutonium-bearing materials,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Haire, Richard,""Investigations of proactinium and americium metals provide important insights into actinide bonding concepts,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Migliori, Albert, et al.,"Alpha-plutonium's elastic properties: Windows into new fundamental understanding," 1st quarter 2005
  • Ledbetter, Hassel, et al.,"Another enigma providing interatomic-bonding insights?" 1st quarter 2005
  • Actinide Concept
  • Seaborg, Dr. Glenn T., "Source of the Actinide Concept" Summer 1997
  • Paffett, Mark, "Sixty years of structural determinations of the 5f elements...or, why are the actinides so named?" 2nd quarter 2004
  • Actinide Research
  • Haschke, John, et al., "NMT Team Profile: Applied Weapons Research and Development-A Work Profile," Spring 1995
  • Veirs, Kirk, et al., "Collaborators Determine the Structure of Plutonium Nitrate Complexes in Nitric Acid," Fall 1995
  • Diener, Michael D. et al., "Scientists Study the Use of Fullerenes to Trap Actinides," Winter 1997
  • Mauzy, Ann, "Actinide Research Elements at CMR Building Will Be Integrated Into NMT Division," 1st quarter 1998
  • Clark, David L., "Researchers Prepare and Characterize First Transuranic Crown Ether Complex," 3rd quarter 1998
  • Veirs, Kirk D., "XANES Reveals Oxidation State of Plutonium," Summer 1999
  • Lawson, A. C., "Neutron Diffraction Gives Pu Melting-Point Information," 3rd quarter 1999
  • Ruggerio, C. E., et al. "Interactions of Pu with Desferrioxamine Siderophores Can Affect Bioavailability and Mobility," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • Oldham, Susan, "Studies of Actinide Perfluorodiphenylamido Complexes Support Science Mission," 4th quarter 2000
  • Boehlert, Carl,"Electron Kikuchi Patterns of a Plutonium Alloy Captured for the First Time," 2nd quarter 2001
  • DeLucas, Kathy,"Mary Neu is intrigued by actinides," 2nd quarter 2002
  • Coonley, Meredith,"The science behind 'Eye of the Beholder,'" 2nd quarter 2002
  • Paffett, Mark, "Actinide oxides: exploring their structure, bonding, and reactivity," 2nd quarter 2004
  • Paffett, Mark, "Actinide oxides: the importance of fundamental study," 3rd quarter 2004
  • Conradson, Steven, "X-ray adsorption fine structure spectroscopy determines local structure and bonding in actinide-oxide structural variants," 2nd quarter 2004
  • Conradson. Steven,"How XAFS works," 2nd quarter 2004
  • Veirs, D. Kirk,"Gas generation by pure and impure plutonium dioxide materials," 3rd quarter 2004
  • Joyce, Stephen, "Exploring thermal-and radiation-induced interactions of water on uranium dioxide surfaces," 3rd quarter 2004
  • Bielenberg, Patricia, "Modeling the thermal conductuvuty of fine plutonium dioxide powder," 3rd quarter 2004
  • Durakiewicz, Tomasz, "Defining the electronic structure of surface oxides," 3rd quarter 2004
  • Eller, Gary, et al.,"Pioneer actinide chemist Larned Asprey dies," 1st quarter 2005
  • Actinide Waste Forms
  • Ewing, Rodney C., "Zircon Promises to be a Host Phase for the Immobilization of Excess Weapon Plutonium," Fall 1995
  • Kim, Kyu C., et al. "Fabrication of Zircon Leads to a Pu Stabilization Alternative," Winter 1997
  • Hawkins, Heather, "PH.D. Thesis Explores Sodium Zirconium Phosphate (NZP) Waste Forms for Actinide Disposal,"Winter 1997
  • Ruggerio, Christy,"Researching the phytoremediation of plutonium,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • ALARA
  • Stokes, Bob, "ALARA Program Protects Workers and the Public," 1st quarter 1998
  • Anion Exchange Resins
  • Barr, Mary, et al., "Modeling Plutonium on Anion Exchange Resins Helps Separation Efficiency." 2nd quarter 1998
  • Marsh, S. Fredrick, et al., "Researchers Invent Novel Plutonium-Selective Anion Exchange Resins for Waste Minimization," Winter 1996
  • ARIES
  • Mauzy, Ann Secretary Richardson Dedicates ARIES 3rd quarter 1998
  • Nelson, TIm, et al.,"Pit Disassembly and Conversion Address a 'Clear and Present Danger,'" 1st quarter 2001
  • Assessment, Division
  • "NMT Division Science and Technology Assessment a Success," Winter 94-95
  • "Plutonium Roadmap Guides 1995 Division Review," Summer 1995
  • "NMT Division Science and Technology Assessment for 1995 Draws Praise," Winter 1996
  • "NMT Division Completes First Three-Year Review Cycle," Spring 1997
  • "Division Completes Science and Technology Assessment," 2nd quarter 1998
  • "NMT Division Completes Annual Division Review," 2nd quarter 1999
  • "Annual Review Rates NMT Division as 'Outstanding/Excellent'" 2nd quarter 2001
  • "Annual review assesses the state of science and technology in NMT division," 2nd quarter 2002
  • Cassini Program
  • "NMT's Contributions to the Cassini Saturn Mission Follow Division's Space Exploration Tradition," Fall 1996
  • Disposition of Nuclear Materials
  • Behrens, Robert G. "High-Level Policies Impact Stewardship of Excess Plutonium," Winter 1997
  • Benicewicz, Pamela K., et al. "Researchers Perform Rapid, On-Line,Elemental Analysis Using Laser-Induced Plasma Spectroscopy," Fall 1996
  • Blair, Tom, et al.,"Low-Temperature Sublimation Separation," Winter 94-95
  • Coonley, Meredith, "WIPP: Three Years in Operation, Decades in Development," 1st quarter 2002
  • Diener, Michael D. et al., "Scientists Study the Use of Fullerenes to Trap Actinides," Winter 1997
  • Dinehart, Mark, et al.,"Neutron Source Recovery Reduces the Nuclear Danger, Responds to National Need," Spring 1996
  • Ewing, Rodney C., "Zircon Promises to be a Host Phase for the Immobilization of Excess Weapon Plutonium," Fall 1995
  • Flamm, Bart F. and Garlan M. Ison,"Hydride-Dehydride Recycle Process for Plutonium Components," Spring 1995
  • Foropoulos, Jerry, Jr.,"Volatile Halocarbons Get the Treatment in a One-Step Process," Fall 1996
  • Haschke, John, "Does the Interaction of Plutonium Oxide with Water Pose a Potential Storage Hazard?" Summer 1996
  • Hawkins, Heather, "PH.D. Thesis Explores Sodium Zirconium Phosphate (NZP) Waste Forms for Actinide Disposal," Winter 1997
  • Kim, Kyu C., "On the Disposal of Plutonium," Winter 1997
  • Kim, Kyu C., et al. "Fabrication of Zircon Leads to a Pu Stabilization Alternative," Winter 1997
  • Marsh, S. Fredrick, et al., Researchers Invent Novel Plutonium-Selective Anion Exchange Resins for Waste Minimization," Winter1996
  • Mills, Tom, et al., "NMT Develops Acid Recycling Process," Winter 94-95
  • Morales, Luis,"Researchers Address the Interrelationship of Hydrolysis and Pressure in Stored Pu," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • Olivas, David, et al., "Researchers cast first "spiked" plutonium alloy," 2nd quarter 2002
  • Pansoy-Hjelvik, Lisa, "Bacteria in Radioactive Environments Can Affect Waste Storage,"Winter 97-98
  • Ramsey, Kevin B and H. Thomas Blair,"NMT Studies Fuel Fabrication Methods to Advance Efforts in Plutonium Disposition," Spring 1996
  • Schulte, Louis D., et al.,"NMT Evaluates Extraction Chromatography for Removal of PU and AM from HCL Effluents,"Summer 1996
  • Smith, Wayne H.,"Electrodialysis Reduces Waste In the Treatment of Pyrochemical Salt Residues," Fall 1996
  • Triay, Inés, "Filling the WIPP Pipeline with Actinides," 1st quarter 2002
  • Williamson, Mark A., et al., "Molten Salt Chemistry Plays a Prominent Role in Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Systems," Fall 1995
  • Wood, Warren T., "Program Addresses Plutonium Pit Conversion in Russia," 4th quarter 1998
  • Nelson, Tim, "NMT Charters New Group for Pits," 3rd quarter 1999
  • Worl, Laura A. et al., "High-gradient Magnetic Separation (HGMS) Plays an Important Role in Radioactive Waste Remediation," Winter 1996
  • Editorial
  • Christensen, Dana, "Putting 'System' into System Approach," Summer 1995
  • Christensen, Dana C., "Tomorrow's Pen Is Mightier than Yesterday's Sword" Spring 1997
  • Cunningham, Paul, "Reducing the Nuclear Danger, Securing the Nuclear Future," Fall 1995
  • George, Tim, "Can Los Alamos Meet Its Future Nuclear Challanges? Balancing the Need to Expand Capabilities While Reducing Capacity," 1st quarter, 2001
  • Ewing, Rodney, C.,"Basic Research and Public Policy Alternatives," 1st quarter 2002
  • Kim, Kyu C., "Chief Scientist's Notes: Going Back to the Basics," Spring 1995
  • Kim, Kyu C., "NMT Researchers Nurture the Year-Old Actinide Research Quarterly," Winter 1996
  • Kim, Kyu C., "Personas Elementum" Fall 1997
  • Kim, Kyu C., "Actinide Research Quarterly Looks Back"Winter 97-98
  • Kim, Kyu C.,"We Need Science for Our Future Well-Being," 4th quarter 1998
  • Kim, Kyu C., "NMT Launches a Science Leadership Council (SLC)," 3rd quarter 1999
  • Kim, Kyu C.,"Nuclear Literacy: Is It Keeping Up with Nuclear Technology?" 4th quarter 1999
  • Kim, Kyu C.,"Actinide Research Quarterly Celebrates a Six-Year Anniversary-A Challenging Time," 4th quarter 2000
  • Kim, Kyu C.,"Dr. Actinide's Plutonium Perspective," 2nd quarter 2001
  • Kim, Kyu C., "A Personal Perspective on Issues in Science and Technology in NMT Division," 4th quarter 2001
  • Matthews, Bruce, "Introducing The Actinide Research Quarterly," Winter 94-95
  • Matthews, Bruce, "Division Director Discusses Plutonium Future Part I," Spring 1996
  • Matthews, Bruce, "Division Director Discusses Plutonium Future Part II," Summer 1996
  • Matthews, Bruce, Institutional Constancy Guides NMT's Future, Part 1 1st quarter 1998
  • Matthews, Bruce, Institutional Constancy Guides NMT's Future, Part 2 2nd quarter 1998
  • Pillay, K. K. S., "Managing and Minimizing Radioactive Waste Continue to Challenge the DOE Complex," Fall 1996
  • Pillay, K. K. S.,"Although Not Magic, "WAND" Helps Manage Waste"Winter 97-98
  • Pillay, K. K. S.,"'Excess' Nuclear Materials Hold Keys to Medicine, Research, Space Power," 3rd quarter 1998
  • "LDRD Funds Seven Research Areas in NMT," Winter 1996
  • "NMT Wins LDRD Funding," Winter 94-95
  • Yarbro, Steve,"ARQ: 10 years and counting." 1st quarter 2005
  • Electrodialysis
  • Smith, Wayne,"Electrodialysis Reduces Waste in the Treatment of Pyrochemical Salt Residues," Fall 1996
  • Electrolytic Decontamination of Oralloy
  • Nelson, Tim, et al., "Electrolytic Decontamination of Oralloy," Spring 1995
  • Facility
  • Sessions, Denise,"DOE gives OK for conceptual design to begin on the CMRR Replacement Project," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • High-Temperature Vacuum Distillation
  • Garcia, Eduardo, et al., "Separation of Plutonium from Chloride Salts is Demonstrated by High-Temperature Vacuum Distillation Method," Summer 1995
  • Heavy-element chemistry
  • Clark, David. L. and Gordon Jarvinen,"Heavy-element chemistry at Los Alamos," 1st quarter 2004
  • Clark, David L.,"Unusual tetroxo coodination in heptavalent neptunium," 1st quarter 2004
  • Conradson, Steven D.,"XAFS sepctrscopy as a probe of actinide speciation with oxygen ligation,"1st quarter 2004
  • Geisbrecht, Garth,What are valence orbitals?"1st quarter 2004
  • Geisbrecht, Garth,"Lewis acids and bases,"1st quarter 2004
  • Hay, P. Jeffrey and Richard Martin,"Exploring metal-ligand interactions in actinide complexes using density functional calculations," 1st quarter 2004
  • Kiplinger, Jaqueline L.,"Developing a comprehensive picture of the chemical behavior of the 5 f elements"1st quarter 2004
  • Martin, F. Jeffrey,"Russian secure storage facility commissioned,"1st quarter 2004
  • Morris, David E.,"Electronic structure and bonding in 5 f -element complexes,"1st quarter 2004
  • Neu, Mary P.,"Classic high-symmetry species that advance our understanding of f -element structure, bonding, and dynamics," 1st quarter 2004
  • Oldham. Warren J.,"Unusual solvent system shows potential to revolutionalize separation and purification technologies,"1st quarter 2004
  • Runde, Wolfgang,"Structural characterization of compounds targeted in plutonium separation for the past 50 years,"1st quarter 2004
  • Tait, C. Drew,"The correlation between Raman spectroscopy and bond lengths in ghi-valent actinide complexes,"1st quarter 2004
  • Wilkerson, Marianne,"Researchers discover fluorescence from a new class of actinyl transitions," 1st quarter 2004
  • History
  • Wogman, Ned,"Six Decades of actinide production and cleanup," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • Gibb, Ann,"Fifty years of transuranic waste at Savannah River Site," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • Hydride-Dehydride Recycle Process
  • Flamm, Bart F. and Garlan M. Ison, "Hydride-Dehydride Recycle Process for Plutonium Components," Spring 1995
  • LDRD
  • LDRD Funds Seven Research Areas in NMT," Winter 1996
  • "NMT Wins LDRD Funding," Winter 94-95
  • Machine Shop, Cold
  • Linford, Laura, "TA-55's Cold Machine Shop Provides Valuable In-house Fabrication," Fall 1995
  • Magnetic Levitation
  • Blau, Michael S., and Jason C. Lashley, "Magnetic Levitation Results in High-Purity Plutonium Metal," 3rd quarter 1998
  • Magnetic Separation
  • Worl, Laura A. et al., "High-gradient Magnetic Separation (HGMS) Plays an Important Role in Radioactive Waste Remediation," Winter 1996
  • Worl, Laura A, et al., "Experiments Aim to Extend the Limits of Magnetic Separation," 2nd quarter 1999
  • Media tours
  • "Historic Events: TA-55 Conducts Tours for the News Media," Winter 1996
  • Mobile Assay Systems
  • Schanfein, M., et al., "LANL Evaluates Commercial Mobile Nondestructive Assay Systems," Spring 1997
  • Mahan, Cynthia, et al., "LANL Develops TRU Waste Mobile Analysis Methods for RCRA-Listed Metals," 3rd quarter 1998
  • Molten Salt Chemistry
  • Williamson, Mark A., et al., "Molten Salt Chemistry Plays a Prominent Role in Accelerator-Driven Transmutation Systems," Fall 1995
  • Neutron Source Recovery
  • Dinehart, Mark, et al., "Neutron Source Recovery Reduces the Nuclear Danger, Responds to National Need," Spring 1996
  • Nuclear Fuels
  • Ramsey, Kevin B and H. Thomas Blair, "NMT Studies Fuel Fabrication Methods to Advance Efforts in Plutonium Disposition," Spring 1996
  • Schulte, Louis,"NMT Division Recycles, Purifies Plutonium-238 Oxide Fuel for Future Space Missions,"Summer 1997
  • Rinehart, Gary, "NMT-9 Recycles Heat Source Fuel," 4th quarter 1999
  • Rinehart, Gary,"Researcher Provides A Historical Perspective for Plutonium Heat Sources," 1st quarter 2001
  • Wong, Amy, "To Mars and Beyond," 1st quarter 2002
  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle
  • Erickson, Randy, "Aqueous polishing of plutonium oxide for mixed oxide fuel," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • Deguelder, Claude, "Inert matrix fuel has the potential to produce electricity while burning up more plutonium," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • D'hont, Pierre, "Advances in code validation for mixed-oxide fuel use in light-water reactos," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • LoPresti, Vin, "Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative: Closing the nuclear fuel cycle," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • Moniz, Ernest, "Soaring energy demand requires 400-percent growth in nuclear power over the next 50 years," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • Schaller, Charmian, "Researchers assess nuclear fuel recycling options for an advanced fuel cycle," 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • Nuclear Materials Management
  • Fife, Keith, "Laboratory Demonstrates Success in Managing Nuclear Materials Inventory," 1st quarter 1998
  • Pillay, K. K. S., "Nuclear Materials Including 'Orphans' Require a Comprehensive Management Strategy," 1st quarter 1999
  • Oralloy, Electrolytic Decontamination of
  • Nelson, Tim, et al., "Electrolytic Decontamination of Oralloy," Spring 1995
  • Plutonium Chemistry
  • Fanghanel, Thomas,"Nanoscopic approaches to aquatic plutonium chemistry,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Gorbunov, Sergey,"Plutonium-238 metal as a multiphase system," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Morales, Luis, "The path to PuO2+x," 2nd quarter 2004
  • Penneman, Robert and Mark Paffett, "Proposing a hydroxide ion, rather than a central oxide ion, in the structure," 2nd quarter 2004
  • Farr, Doug,"Using x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to probe the surface chemistry of plutonium oxides exposed to water,"2nd quarter 2004
  • Farr, Doug,"How XPS works," 2nd quarter 2004
  • DeLucas, Kathy, "Los Alamos made material for plutonium-powered pumper," 1st quarter 2005
  • Plutonium Decontamination
  • Kim, Kyu C., "O2F in FOOF Holds Promise for Pu Decontamination," 1st quarter 1999
  • Plutonium in the Environment, a Technical Perspective
  • Hashke, John, "Researcher Offers a Technical Perspective on Plutonium in the Environment,"Summer 1996
  • Plutonium Futures Conference
  • Cochran, Thomas"Speaker Urges: Eliminate Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • DeLucas, Kathy,"Third Plutonium Futures Conference Set for July 2003 in Albuquerque," 1st quarter 2002
  • DeLucas, Kathy, "Plutonium Futures 2003 conference speakers set," 2nd quarter 2002
  • DeLucas, Kathy, Plutonium Futures-The Science Conference, Call for Papers," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • DeLucas, Kathy, "Plutonium Futures Conference next month in Albuquerque" 1st/2nd qaurter 2003
  • Hecker, S. S.,"Plutonium Science Challenges Future Researchers," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • Holdron, John,"Conference Banquet Speaker Opposes Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • Kim, Kyu C., "New Mexico Welcomes 'Plutonium Futures-The Science' Conference," Summer 1997
  • Mauzy, Ann, "Conference Provides International Forum on Plutonium Science" Fall 1997
  • Kim, Kyu C.,"Plutonium Futures-The Science Preliminary Program," 1st Quarter 2000
  • Mauzy, Ann,"Plutonium Conference Illuminates Aspects of Unique Element," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • "Plutonium Futures Conference Photo Page," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • "Plutonium Futures Conference Photo Page 2," 2nd/3rd quarter 2000
  • Clark, David,"Plutonium Futures-The Science Conference 2003," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • LoPrest, Vin"Plutonium: Whether boon or risk, both viewpoints must be respected," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • LoPrest, Vin,"A plutonium potpourri," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • LoPrest, Vin,"Plenary Speakers discuss the many avenues of research," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Ramos, Octavio,"Poster Session highlights," 3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Schaller, Charmian,"Point/Counterpoint" (Helen Caldicott and Sig Hecker)3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • "The conference in a nutshell,"3rd/4th quarter 2003
  • Plutonium-Based Superconductor
  • Sarrao, John L.,Researchers grow single crystals; discover unexpected superconductivity in a plutonium compound," 3/4 quarter 2002
  • Plutonium Isotopes
  • Laue, Carola A., Researchers in California Discover Plutonium-231, The Long-Sought Isotope," 4th quarter 1998
  • Plutonium Processing
  • Asaro, Robert, "The Metallurgy and Processing of Plutonium and Its Alloys Are Topics of Ongoing Research,"Winter 97-98
  • Schreiber, Stephen, "NMT-2 Responds as National Priorities Change," 4th quarter 1999
  • Pansoy-Hjelvik, Lisa, "238Pu Aqueous Processing Line Will Provide New NMT Capability," 1st quarter 2000
  • Erickson, Randy,"Los Alamos meets deadline for plutonium oxide packaging and shipping to France," 1st quarter 2005
  • Process Control
  • Nekimken, Howard, "Process Control and Instrumentation Can Improve Efficiency." 1st quarter 1998
  • Qual-1
  • "Los Alamos delivers Qual-1 pit" 1st/2nd quarter 2003
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Bodenstein, Stan, et al., "Wing 9 Hot Cells Support Work Involving Highly Radioactive Materials," 1st quarter 1999
  • Radioactive Salt Processing
  • Kolman, D. G., et al., "Study Addresses Chloride Tolerance Limits for the Safe Processing of Radioactive Salts," Spring 1997
  • Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG)
  • Latimer, Trent, "Milliwatt Surveillance Program Ensures RTG Safety and Reliability," Winter 94-95
  • Research Collaboration
  • Kim, Kyu C., "Fruitful Research Collaboration Follows Common Guidelines,"Summer 1999
  • LoPresti, Vin,"How well do we understand plutonium?" 3/4 quarter 2002
  • Science-Based Stockpile Stewardship
  • Behrens, Robert G. "High-Level Policies Impact Stewardship of Excess Plutonium," Winter 1997
  • Gutierrez R. L. and Stevens M. F.,"Plutonium Materials Science Supports Science-Based Stockpile Stewardship and Management," Summer 1996
  • LaPorte, Todd, "LANL Faces Institutional Challenges in Its Nuclear Future" Fall 1997
  • Clark, David, et al., "Detecting and Predicting Plutonium Aging Are Crucial to Stockpile Stewardship," 1st quarter 2001
  • Separations
  • Blair, Tom, et al., "Low-Temperature Sublimation Separation," Winter 94-95
  • Schulte, Louis D., et al., "NMT Evaluates Extraction Chromatography for Removal of PU and AM from HCL Effluents," Summer 1995
  • Worl, Laura A. et al., "High-gradient Magnetic Separation (HGMS) Plays an Important Role in Radioactive Waste Remediation," Winter 1996
  • Worl, Laura A, et al., "Experiments Aim to Extend the Limits of Magnetic Separation," 2nd quarter 1999
  • Standards Fabrication
  • Long, Steven M. et al., "NMT Designs and Fabricates Standards for Nuclear Material Assay," Spring 1996
  • Student Profiles
  • Hartford, Allen,"Student Programs are Vital to the Laboratory, the State, the Nation,"3rd quarter 2001
  • Coonley, Meredith S.,"Nuclear Engineer Steven Alferink; Improving on Existing Plutonium Isotopic Analysis Codes," 3rd quarter 2001
  • Coonley, Meredith S.,"Social Scientist Andrew Koehler; Creating an Integrated Facility-Program Model for the Modern Pit Facility," 3rd quarter 2001
  • Coonley, Meredith S.,"Chemist Susan Oldham; Conducting Basic research in the Fundamental Chemistry of Actinide Elements," 3rd quarter 2001
  • Coonley, Meredith S.,"First Annual ATOMICS Student Poster Session,"3rd quarter 2001
  • Technology Transfer
  • Wood, Susan, "Technology transfer between Savannah River and the national labs," 2nd quarter 2002
  • Transactinium Science
  • Clark, David L., "Transactinium Science Needs Educational Rearmament-A Strategic Reinvestment for the Nation," 1st Quarter 2000
  • Uranium
  • Knobloch, D. et al., "LANL Eyes Requirements for Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU)" 2nd quarter 1998
  • Waste Management
  • LoPresti, Vin, "New Initiatives in the Laboratory's Handling of Legacy Transuranic Waste," 1st quarter 2002
  • Lorusso, Ed, "WITS is central to a Cradle-to-Grave Management System," 1st quarter 2002
  • Smith, Kathryn, et al.,"Computer-Based Waste Management System Reaps Benefits," Spring 1997
  • Waste Storage
  • Worl, Laura, "Shelf-Life Surveillance Project Will Help Answer Questions About Long-Term Storage of Waste," 2nd quarter 2001
  • Lupinetti, Anthony, "Actinide Boride Ceramics Offer Alternatives for Safer Plutonium Storage," 2nd quarter 2001
  • Waste Treatment
  • Foropoulos, Jerry, Jr., "Volatile Halocarbons Get the Treatment in a One-Step Process," Fall 1996
  • Neu, Mary, "Synchrotron Radiation Studies Aid Environmental Cleanup," 1st quarter 2002
  • Weapons Research and Development, Applied
  • Haschke, John, et al., "NMT Team Profile: Applied Weapons Research and Development-A Work Profile," Spring 1995
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