Thrust Area 3

Advanced Safeguards Tools for Accessible Facilities

(Lead: UM (Z. He); Contributing universities: UM (S. Pozzi, K. Kearfott; I. Jovanovic), UF (J. Baciak); Contributing labs: LANL, LLNL, ORNL, PNNL, INL, SNL)

The NPT introduced safeguards at facilities handling nuclear materials. New instruments and methods are needed to verify that each state is meeting its NPT obligations and that no nuclear material is diverted.