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Selected Articles, Reports, and Commentary

  • Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Tom Bielefeld, A Call for German Leadership in Combating Nuclear Terrorism. OpEd, 13 April 2010 (both the English language version and a German translation Appell für eine aktivere deutsche Rolle bei der Bekämpfung des Nuklearterrorismus are available here).
            See also the related interview with Spiegel-Online (26 April 2010 - in German).
  • Tom Bielefeld, Helmut W. Fischer, The Security of Medical and Industrial Radioactive Sources. Proc. of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting 2008.

  • Matthew Bunn, Tom Bielefeld, Reducing Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism Threats. Proc. of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting 2007. (link)

  • Tom Bielefeld, H. W. Fischer, Security and Damage Potential of Commercial Radioactive Sources. Journal of Nuclear Materials Management 35, 2 (2007) 14-17.

  • Tom Bielefeld, H. W. Fischer, Medizinische und industrielle Strahlenquellen als radiologische Waffen (Medical and Industrial Radiation Sources As Radiological Weapons). Strahlenschutzpraxis, 3 (August 2006) 53-57.

 

Selected Panels and Seminar Talks

  • The Security of Radioactive Sources in Hospitals and Industrial Facilities. 12th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA 12), Buenos Aires, Argentina (October 21, 2008).

  • The Categorization of Radioactive Sources. Workshop on Reducing the Risk from Radioactive and Nuclear Materials, Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Washington D.C., US (February 19, 2008).

  • Domestic Security of Radioactive Sources. Workshop on Reducing the Risk from Radioactive and Nuclear Materials, Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Santa Fe, US (March 21, 2007).

  • Medizinische und industrielle Strahlenquellen als radiologische Waffen (Medical and Industrial Radiation Sources as Radiological Weapons). Arbeitskreis Strahlenschutz der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Physik, Bremen, Germany (September 1, 2006).

  • Radiologische Waffen: Sicherheit von Strahlenquellen und Gefahrenabwehr (Radiological Weapons: Sources Security and Attack Preparedness). 13. Fachgespräch zur Überwachung der Umweltradioaktivität, Bonn, Germany (April 5, 2006); Frühjahrstagung der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, Munich, Germany (March 24, 2006).

  • Radioactive Sources Security and Radiological Attack Preparedness. Program in Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US (November 18, 2005); Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, US (November 17, 2005); Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, US (November 16, 2005).



Image Credits for Protecting Radioactive Materials:
photo of abandoned irradiators is a work of the US Government.


Tom Bielefeld, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Tom_Bielefeld[at]hks.harvard.edu

URL: <https://sites.google.com/site/tombielefeld/home/radmaterialssecurity> (v/011212)