Accession Number:

AD0645067

Title:

BREEDER REACTORS AND THE SPREAD OF PLUTONIUM,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Consideration is given to the future of the use of plutonium-fueled fast breeder reactors for electric power prodection from the point of view of the thesis that the surplus plutonium produced by the operation of these reactors will make it more difficult to prevent the diversion of plutonium to military purposes.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors (Power)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE