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Contents of Volume Two

The Human Element

13

The Human Dimension: The Interpersonal Nature of Lab-to-Lab Cooperation

Alla A. Kassianova and Siegfried S. Hecker

15

Los Alamos and Sarov: Sister Cities

Paul C. White

23

Reflections

Evgeny N. Avrorin, Siegfried S. Hecker, and Rady I. Ilkaev

28

SECTION IV • Nuclear Experts

35

Introduction

37

Chapter 7 • Brain Drain and Defense Conversion

47

International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) Roundtable

Siegfried S. Hecker

49

Role of the ISTC in International Collaboration

Evgeny N. Avrorin

61

The Story of Wonderful Contacts

Vladimir G. Rogachev

67

Conversion of Defense Industries: The VNIITF Experience

Boris K. Vodolaga

77

Spektr-Conversion

Boris K. Vodolaga and Anatoly S. Ivanov

85

Conversion of Nuclear Weapons Production at the 
Avangard Electromechanical Plant

Yuri K. Zavalishin

93

Nuclear Cities Initiative in Sarov

Alexey V. Golubev

99

Industrial Partnership Program/Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention

Hugh Casey, Molly Cernicek, and Thomas O. Hunter

109

Los Alamos Efforts toward an Integrated Strategy for the Nuclear Cities

James W. Toevs and Siegfried S. Hecker

129

The Avangard Kidney Dialysis Project

Ann C. Heywood and James E. Trebes

145

Defense Conversion: Russian and US Experience

Siegfried S. Hecker and James W. Toevs

153

Defense Conversion and Business Development in Sarov

Vladimir I. Zhigalov and Dmitry Yu. Faikov

163

Summary: Brain Drain and Defense Conversion

Siegfried S. Hecker and James W. Toevs

171

SECTION V • Science

175

Introduction

Siegfried S. Hecker

177

Chapter 8 • Fundamental Science Collaborations

189

My “Discovery” of America—and Its Consequences

Evgeny E. Meshkov

191

LANL-VNIIEF Collaboration in Pulsed-Power-Based High-Energy-Density Physics—An American Perspective

Irvin R. Lindemuth and Robert (Bob) E. Reinovsky

199

LANL/VNIIEF Collaboration in Pulsed-Power-Based High-Energy-Density Physics—A Russian Perspective

Sergey F. Garanin

215

Cooperation in Plutonium Science

Siegfried S. Hecker

235

On the Origin of the Plutonium Science Workshops

Lidia F. Timofeeva

243

Russian-US Cooperation on Plutonium Science Workshops

Boris A. Nadykto

247

Ab Initio and Molecular Dynamics Modeling
 of Plutonium

Dean L. Preston, Steven M. Valone, Marvin A. Zocher, and Vladimir V. Dremov

261

Dynamic Behavior of Materials

Frank J. Cherne, George T. Gray III, Ann M. Kaul, Dean L. Preston, Marvin A. Zocher, Anatoly L. Mikhaylov, Victor A. Raevsky, Stanislav A. Novikov, Mikhail V. Zhernokletov, Olga N. Ignatova, Evgeny A. Kozlov, Aleksander V. Petrovtsev, Vyacheslav M. Elkin, Anatoly M. Bragov, and Andrey K. Lomunov

271

US-Russian Lab-to-Lab Computing and Simulation Science Collaboration

Dale E. Nielsen, Jr.

283

History of Cooperation between the VNIIEF Mathematical Department
and the US National Laboratories

Rashit M. Shagaliev, Boris L. Voronin, Andrey N. Grebennikov, and Alexei V. Alekseev

297

Scientific Collaboration between VNIITF and the 
US Nuclear Weapons Laboratories

Georgy N. Rykovanov, Alexander V. Petrovtsev, Mikhail Yu. Kozmanov,
Vladimir V. Dremov, Evgeny A. Kozlov, Peter A. Loboda, Alexei V. Mirmelshtein, and Vadim A. Simonenko

303

Institute of Nuclear and Radiation Physics and Russian-American Collaboration

Sergey N. Abramovich, Nikolay V. Zavyalov, Sergey P. Melnikov, Sergey F. Razinkov, Valery T. Punin, and Georgy M. Skripka

317

Cooperation in Actinide Chemistry

David L. Clark

323

Conferences and International Cooperation at VNIITF

Vadim A. Simonenko

329

Building Cooperation: Reflections on the Role of Scientific Conferences
and Meetings in Lab-to-Lab Exchanges

Robert E. Reinovsky

343

SECTION VI • Stockpile Stewardship and Looking to the Future

353

Introduction

Siegfried S. Hecker

355

Chapter 9 • Stockpile Stewardship

359

The United States Stockpile Stewardship Program—A Personal Perspective

Victor H. Reis

361

Nuclear Weapons of Russia: Their Value and Development Concept

Rady I. Ilkaev

369

Russia’s Path to Stockpile Stewardship

Siegfried S. Hecker

379

Reflections on Stockpile Stewardship, Its Evolution, and Today’s Challenges

Siegfried S. Hecker

397

Epilogue

Siegfried S. Hecker

413

Biographical Information for US and Russian Contributors

417

Glossary of Important Acronyms, Terms, and Organizations

431

Map of US Nuclear Sites

438