Enriched uranium

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Uranium with an increased concentration of the isotope U-235. Natural uranium (NU) contains 0,7% U-235, whereas nuclear weapons typically require uranium enriched to 90% or more U-235. Nuclear power plant fuel typically uses uranium enriched to 3-5% U-235, material that is not sufficiently enriched to be used for nuclear weapons.

see also Uranium, enrichment

Source: CTBTO

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