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Plutonium-239 (Pu-239)

Plutonium is a man-made radioactive, metallic element. It has the symbol Pu and the atomic number 94. It is the element used in most modern nuclear weapons. The most significant isotope of plutonium is Pu-239, with a half-life of 24,110 years.

Annotated Bibliography for PlutoniumOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Description of Plutonium Production at Hanford, WashingtonOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-08.html)
Description of the discovery and isolation of plutoniumOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-04.html)
Nuclear Materials: PlutoniumOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Student Exercise in Plutonium ProductionOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/problems.html)
US-Russian Plutonium DispositionOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Why Uranium and Plutonium?Open link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fission/Fission5.s...)
World Plutonium InventoriesOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)

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Fissionable Material
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