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Nuclear Energy

Scholarly Publications

Rivalries Between Nuclear Power Projectors: Why the Lines Will Be Drawn Again

May 1996

Nuclear war is generally believed to bring risks of destruction out of proportion to any gain that may be secured by the war, or to any loss that may be averted, except perhaps for the loss of...

Evolution of Russia's Strategic Nuclear Force, The

July 1998

The majority of Russia's current strategic nuclear force will become obsolete shortly after the turn of the century.

The Key Role of the Back-end in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

January 2010

This two-volume special issue of Daedalus highlights the challenges associatedwith the global expansion of nuclear power.

Other Publications

China and the CTBT Negotiations

December 1998

This report reviews Chinese participation in the international negotiations for a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva and provides...

Military Readiness and the Training of China's Sailors

July 1989

This study of the naval-training system grew out of our larger project on the development of China's strategic weapons.

Exposure to Low-­‐Dose Radiation: We Need Social Discussion for Risk Judgment

February 2012

For a copy of the original article in Japanese, please contact Toshihiro Higuchi at th233@stanford.edu.

Events

Nuclear Materials Protection, Nonproliferation, and the Future of Nuclear Energy

January 5, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

The Future of Russia's Nuclear Power Program

March 14, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Projects

Nuclear Risk Reduction

The Nuclear Risk Reduction initiative engages technical and policy experts to reduce nuclear risks by promoting collaboration between the United States and Russia, China and Pakistan.
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People

Siegfried S. Hecker Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Michael M. May Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Christopher Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellow
François Diaz-Maurin Visiting Scholar
Thomas Isaacs Affiliate
Warren F. Miller Affiliate
Chaim Braun Chaim Braun Affiliate
Cameron Tracy Cameron Tracy Affiliate