CALUTRON


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CALUTRONCalifornia University Cyclotron
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The uranium bomb, the calutron, and the space-charge problem.
Construction of the Sharqat calutron enrichment plant begins.
The idea of questioning Groves about the relative merits of calutrons compared to gaseous diffusion compared to centrifuges I am sure never occurred to McKellar.
Special applications are in Chapter 6, which covers accelerator MS, and Chapter 7, where large calutrons can be contrasted to the small analyzers that are taken aboard spacecraft, for example.
In 1991, in one of the first, and only, instances of finding prohibited equipment, inspectors came upon some massive calutrons used for enriching uranium at an Iraqi military base.