Search Results for: Gaseous Diffusion

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Gaseous Diffusion

A method of isotope separation based on the fact that gas atoms or molecules with different masses will diffuse through a porous barrier at different rates. The method is used to separate uranium-235 from uranium-238. It requires large plants and significant amounts of power.

Annotated Bibliography for Gaseous DiffusionOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (
Description of the Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment of UraniumOpen link in new window
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Gaseous DiffusionOpen link in new window | (
Gaseous Diffusion DiagramOpen link in new window | (
Manhattan Project Signature Facilities: K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Process BuildingOpen link in new window | (
Photo of the Portsmouth Gasseous Diffusion PlantOpen link in new window | (
The Separation Of The Uranium Isotopes By Gaseous Diffusion (The Smyth Report)Open link in new window | (

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Uranium Enrichment
Y-12 Plant
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