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What does PUO stand for?

PUO stands for Plutonium Oxide

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They outline the important thermophysical properties of neptunium dioxide, the vapor pressure, and heat capacity; the results of a study on the vaporization behavior and phase relations in the plutonium oxide system; the vapor pressure of pure americium oxide samples; the variation of the total pressure of plutonium and americium bearing species over the solid solutions; and mass spectrometric investigations of candidate fuels and targets for transmutation of minor actinides.
Aloise Team: Government Accountability Office: Natural Resources and Environment Phone: (202) 512-6870 Recommendations for Executive Action ---------- Recommendation: To address uncertainties associated with NNSA's plans to establish a pit disassembly and conversion capability, the Administrator of the NNSA should develop a plan to mitigate the likely shortfall in plutonium oxide feedstock for the MFFF prior to the start of pit disassembly operations.
4lbs (approximately 2,000 grams) of plutonium oxide in powder form were to be dispersed in a population centre, the chances are that there would be a 100% probability of bone and lung cancer for every person within a distance of 1,800ft (550m) downwind of the release point and one per cent risk as far as 40 miles (64km) downwind.