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    • Gary
    • 20.10.12 | 15:19 (IST)

    If the Iranians already have a research reactor, what will stop them from fabricating Pu-239 from the U-238 byproducts of uranium enrichment? A smaller amount of Pu-239 is required to fabricate a potent device. Also, the proposed Iranian device, based on what's been published, appears to be an implosion device which is more suitable for a Pu-239 device.

    from the article: Iran offers to halt 20 percent enrichment if given fuel for research reactor
    First published 12:28 13.10.12 | Last updated 12:28 13.10.12
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