Nuclear forensics in law enforcement applications

  title={Nuclear forensics in law enforcement applications},
  author={Patrick M. Grant and Kenton J. Moody and Ian Douglass Hutcheon and Douglas L. Phinney and Richard E. Whipple and J. S. Haas and Armando Alcaraz and John E. Andrews and Gregory L. Klunder and Richard E. Russo and T. E. Fickies and G. E. Pelkey and Brian D. Andresen and D. A. Kruchten and Shawn H. Cantlin},
  journal={Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry},
  • P. Grant, K. Moody, +12 authors S. Cantlin
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Over the past several years, the Livermore Forensic Science Center has conducted analyses of nuclear-related samples in conjunction with domestic and international criminal investigations. Law enforcement officials have sought conventional and nuclear-forensic analyses of questioned specimens that have typically consisted of miscellaneous metal species or actinide salts. The investigated activities have included nuclear smuggling and the proliferation of alleged fissionable materials… 
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