Definition of Calutron

1. Noun. (physics) A form of mass spectrometer used to separate the isotopes of uranium. ¹



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Definition of Calutron

1. a device used for separating isotopes [n -S]

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Literary usage of Calutron

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1. Radical Responses to Radical Regimes: Evaluating Preemptive Counter by Barry R. Schneider (1996)
"Second, Iraq pursued multiple paths to a nuclear weapon, including 1940s Manhattan Project calutron enrichment technology. calutron technology was ..."

2. Beneficial Uses and Production of Isotopes: 2000 Update by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nea (2000)
"... In stitute/Organi sat i on Mailing address Telephone Facsimile E-mail address WEB site FACILITY • Type Centrifuge D EM Separation (calutron, etc. ..."

3. Nuclear Coexistence: Rethinking U. S. Policy to Promote Stability in an Era by William C. Martel, William T. Pendley (1998)
"See Melman, "Iran's Lethal Secret," for American intelligence reports that China provided Iran with a mini-calutron. 174. Observers hypothesize that Iran ..."

4. Consequences of Chinas Military Sales to Iran: Hearing Before the Committee edited by Benjamin A. Gilman (1999)
"Iran's known nuclear technology base is rather rudimentary. China's contribution includes a small research calutron, ..."

5. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"In the most important decision made at the meeting, Lawrence was to throw all he had into a completely new type of calutron that would use a thirty-beam ..."

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