enriched uranium

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enriched uranium

Uranium with a higher concentration of the radioisotope 235U than is found in natural uranium ore. The isotope 235U is used to manufacture nuclear fuel rods (for electrical power generation) and nuclear weapons. See: depleted uranium
See also: uranium
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In its turn, Tehran repeatedly denied that the Fordow facility was intended to produce weapons-grade uranium, saying that it was tasked only with producing low-enriched uranium for power plants.
The three facilities are: The Low-Enriched Uranium Core Research Reactor; The International Miniature Neutron Source Reactor Training Facility; and the Laboratory Building for the Radiological and Medical Sciences Research Institute.
The decision to ramp up uranium enrichment came less than a week after Iran acknowledged breaking the 300-kilogram limit on its low-enriched uranium stockpile.
The decision to ramp up uranium enrichment came less than a week after the country acknowledged breaking the 300-kilogram limit on its low-enriched uranium stockpile.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A former official at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) lauded the government for exceeding the 300kg limit stated in the nuclear deal for the production of low-enriched uranium, saying that the country's needs are way more than such a volume.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - US President Donald Trump has sent a direct message to Iran after exceeding the limit for producing low-enriched uranium, saying that what Tehran has done is "not good." "Iran was violating the nuclear deal that allowed it to get $ 150 billion from the United States, plus $ 1.8 billion from the International Monetary Fund," Trump said on Wednesday in a tweet on his official Twitter Web site, and now it exceeds the limit of the stockpile of enriched uranium.
Summary: Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said it is "not good" Iran has breached its stockpile limit of low-enriched uranium.
Under terms of the nuclear deal, Iran can keep a stockpile of no more than 300kg (660lb) of low-enriched uranium. Mr Kamalvandi said that given Iran's recent decision to quadruple its production of low-enriched uranium, it would pass the 300kg limit on June 27.
Iran has already boosted low-enriched uranium production as part of its limited exit from the deal.
(AFP/File photo) CAIRO -- 1 June 2019: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran's stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water have increased since the start of the year.
LONDON: Iran's stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water have increased since the start of the year, the UN atomic watchdog said Friday.
It will also bear the costs of importing and exporting low-enriched uranium and the costs of payment of taxes, duties and charges.