||Fusion Devices (Thermonuclear)
||Theory, design, construction, and operation of devices for producing controlled thermonuclear fusion reactions; Development, design, testing, and operation of thermonuclear power plants. See also 20/09, Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics. For thermonuclear weapons, See 19/11, Nuclear Weapons.
||Identification, separation, and concentration of isotopes. For isotopic SNAP(Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power) applications, See 18/08, SNAP(Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Technology. For pollution of the environment by radioactive isotopes, See 24/06, Radiation Pollution and Control. For the use of isotopes in a particular application, such as radioactive isotope tracer studies, see the group where the application is treated. See also 07/05, Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry.
||Nuclear Explosions and Devices (Non-Military)
||Design and development of nuclear devices for peaceful purposes, such as Plowshare; Explosion effects such as shock waves and earth movement; Simulation and testing of non-military nuclear devices. Includes the use of nuclear explosions to inject charged particles into the endoatmosphere and exosphere. For the design and applications of military nuclear devices, See 19/11, Nuclear Weapons, and 15/06/04, Nuclear Warfare.
||Nuclear radiation detection and measurement devices and systems. For nuclear health physics instrumentation, such as dosimeters, See 06/07, Radiobiology.
||Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering
||Engineering related directly to the design and operation of a fission reactor; Integrated assemblage, including reactor and turbogenerator equipment; Control and regulatory devices. Includes mobile as well as stationary power plants. For critical assemblies, See 18/09, Fission Reactor Physics. See also 18/05/01, Nuclear Fission Reactors (Power), and 18/08, SNAP (Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power) Technology. For thermonuclear power plants, See 18/01, Fusion Devices (Thermonuclear). For nuclear propulsion power plants, See 21/06, Nuclear Propulsion.
||Nuclear Fission Reactors (Power)
||Design, construction and operation of nuclear fission reactors used for electric power generation. Includes site selection and feasibility studies. See also 18/05, Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering, and 18/08, SNAP(Systems for Nuclear Auxilary Power) Technology. For disposal of radioactive wastes from nuclear reactors, See 24/06, Radiation Pollution and Control.
||Nuclear Fission Reactors (Non-Power)
||Nuclear fission reactors designed and built for purposes other than for electric power or propulsion. Includes production, research and training, test, and process heat reactors.
||Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety
||Shielding design; Nuclear radiation transport properties of materials; Decontamination; Nuclear safety engineering procedures; Container design and transportation requirements for radioactive materials. See also 23/04, Protective Equipment. For civil defense, See 15/02, Civil Defense. For the storage and transport of nuclear weapons, See 15/06/04, Nuclear Warfare. For electromagnetic shielding used to protect electronic equipment, See 09/07, Electromagnetic Shielding.
||Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products
||Radioactive decay; Natural and induced radioactivity; Interaction of charged particles and radiation with matter; Separation, processing, handling, and storage of radioactive wastes; Fission product utilization; Natural radioactivity. For fission reaction studies, See 18/09, Fission Reactor Physics. For disposal of radioactive wastes and radioactive fallout, See 24/06, Radiation Pollution and Control. See also, 07/05, Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry.
||SNAP (Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power)
||Systems for nuclear power, both isotopic and reactor.
||>Fission Reactor Physics
||Fission reactor kinetics and theory; Neutron transport theory; Criticality; Scattering; Slowing down economy. Includes critical assemblies and reactor simulators.
||Fission Reactor Materials
||Production, testing, and reclamation of fuel materials, coolants, moderators, control materials, structural materials, and shielding materials. Includes fabricated elements or assemblies and specific configurations. For disposal of reactor materials, See 24/06, Radiation Pollution and Control.