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DU Uses R&D Program Foundation

  • Based on DU materials use "roadmap" developed by DOE and lab staff from multiple programs/sites
  • Primary features
    • Review of historical DU ideas (many) and uses (several)
    • Identified a few known uses for which development was recommended
    • Identified the need for research on novel new applications TBD
      • Get universities involved
      • Potential for many failures and a few great successes
    • Also considered reuse of cylinders and fluorine

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