Alexander Glaser

Alexander Glaser is assistant professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University, where he directs the Nuclearfutures Laboratory. His research interests include nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, nuclear transparency and verification, the nuclear fuel cycle, and nuclear energy. Glaser is the co-editor of the journal Science & Global Security and a member of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, which publishes the Global Fissile Material Reports.

Listed below are published articles and other manuscripts (PU-xxx), invited talks (IT-xxx), and contributed presentations (CP-xxx). For most entries, PDF files are available. There is also a (less complete) Google Scholar Page.

Forthcoming Publications and Working Papers

S. Chakravarty, A. Glaser, and M. V. Ramana, N-DICE: An Integrated Assessment Model Weighing the Role and Impact of Nuclear Accidents, working paper.

S. Philippe, R. Goldston, F. d’Errico, and A. Glaser, Experimental Demonstration of a Physical Zero-Knowledge Protocol for Nuclear Warhead Verification, in preparation.

S. Philippe, B. Barak, M. Kütt, R. Goldston, and A. Glaser, Optimum Testing Strategies for Confirming the Authenticity of Nuclear Weapons, in preparation.

A. Glaser and Yan Jie, Information Security in Nuclear Warhead Verification, to appear in M. Dreicer, I. Niemeyer, G. Stein (eds.), Risk and Systems Driven Verification: The Search for Innovation in Support of Nuclear Non-proliferation and Arms Control, Springer, Berlin, in preparation.

A. Glaser and J. Schirm, Virtual Gamma-ray Spectrometry for Template-Matching Nuclear Warhead Verification, in preparation.

M. Kütt, A. Glaser, and S. Philippe, Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd: Hardware and Software Challenges for Nuclear Disarmament Verification, in preparation.

Yan Jie and A. Glaser, Two-Color Neutron Detection for Zero-Knowledge Nuclear Warhead Verification, in preparation.

 

Publications

PU-108. D. Turnbull, A. Glaser, R. J. Goldston, Investigating the Value of Fusion Energy Using the Global Change Assessment Model, Energy Economics, accepted. ♦

PU-107. Yan Jie and A. Glaser, Nuclear Warhead Verification: A Review of Attribute and Template Systems, Science & Global Security, forthcoming. ♦

PU-106. H. A. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian and F. von Hippel, Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation, Forum on Physics & Society, American Physical Society, College Park, Maryland, 2015.

PU-105. Yan Jie and A. Glaser, Two-Color Neutron Detection for Zero-Knowledge Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-104. S. Philippe, B. Barak, and A. Glaser, Designing Protocols for Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-103. J. Schirm and A. Glaser, Virtual Gamma-ray Spectrometry for Template-Matching Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-102. M. Schöppner and A. Glaser, Detecting Clandestine Plutonium Separation Activities with Krypton-85, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-101. M. Kütt, A. Glaser, and S. Philippe, Leveraging the Wisdom of the Crowd: Hardware and Software Challenges for Nuclear Disarmament Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-100. S. Philippe, G. Ascione, A. Carpe, F. d’Errico, C. Gentile, A. Glaser, R. J. Goldston, Experimental Demonstration of a Physical Zero-Knowledge Protocol for Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-099. A. Glaser, M. V. Ramana, A. Ahmad, R. Socolow, Small Modular Reactors: A Window on Nuclear Energy, Energy Technology Distillate, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, June 2015.

PU-098. A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, After the Iran Deal: Multinational Enrichment, Science, 348 (6241), June 19, 2015, pp. 1320-1322. ♦

PU-097. S. D. Clarke, A. Glaser, et al., Education and Outreach Activities Within the Consortium for Verification Technology, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-096. S. A. Pozzi, A. Glaser, et al., Consortium for Verification Technology Research Activities, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2015, Indian Wells, California.

PU-095. K. Mayer and A. Glaser, Nuclear Forensics, in N. E. Busch and J. F. Pilat (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy Routledge, May 2015.

PU-094. A. Ahmad, and A. Glaser, A Conversion Proposal for Iran’s IR-40 Reactor with Reduced Plutonium Production, Science & Global Security, 23 (1), 2015. ♦

PU-093. A. Ahmad, E. B. McClamrock, A. Glaser, Neutronics Calculations for Denatured Molten Salt Reactors: Assessing Resource Requirements and Proliferation-Risk Attributes, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 75, 2015, pp. 261-267. ♦

PU-092. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, September 2014. ♦

PU-091. Yan Jie and A. Glaser, The Challenge of Nuclear Warhead Verification for Arms Control and Disarmament: A Review of Attribute and Template Systems, Proceedings of the 14th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security, Hangzhou, China, October 19-22, 2014.

PU-090. F. von Hippel and A. Glaser, The Potential Value of Stricter Limits on Iran’s Stockpile of Low-enriched UF6, Memorandum, September 2014.

PU-089. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks and Production of Fissile Materials, Chapter 6.X in SIPRI Yearbook 2014, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 340-345.

PU-088. A. Glaser, B. Barak, and R. Goldston, A Zero-knowledge Protocol for Nuclear Warhead Verification, Nature, 510, 26 June 2014, pp. 497-502. ♦

PU-087. Z. Mian and A. Glaser, Confronting the Perpetual Menace to Human Security, Openness as a Tool to Enable Nuclear Disarmament, Nonproliferation Review, 21 (1), 2014, pp. 65-75. ♦

PU-086. A. Glaser, Z. Mian, H. Mousavian, and F. von Hippel, Agreeing on Limits for Iran’s Centrifuge Program: A Two-Stage Strategy, Arms Control Today, July/August 2014, pp. 8-14.

PU-085. A. Ahmad, F. von Hippel, and A. Glaser, Conversion Options for Iran’s IR-40 Reactor with Reduced Plutonium Production, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

PU-084. Z. Mian, A. Glaser, F. von Hippel, S. Mousavian, E. Kiyaei, and H. Feiveson, Fissile Material Controls in the Middle East: Steps Toward a Middle East Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

PU-083. R. J. Goldston, F. d’Errico, A. di Fulvio, A. Glaser, S. Philippe, and M. Walker, Zero Knowledge Warhead Verification: System Requirements and Detector Technologies, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

PU-082. M. Kütt, M. Englert, and A. Glaser, Open Source Meets Nuclear Arms Control, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

PU-081. M. Kütt, S. Philippe, B. Barak, A. Glaser, and R. J. Goldston, Authenticating Nuclear Warheads With High Confidence, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

PU-080b. S. Philippe, A. Glaser, M. Walker, B. Barak, and R. J. Goldston, Resolving the Information Barrier Dilemma: Next Steps Towards Trusted Zero‐Knowledge Nuclear Warhead Verification, Information Analysis Technologies, Techniques and Methods for Safeguards, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control Verification Workshop, Workshop Proceedings, Portland, Oregon, May 12‐14, 2014.

PU-080. A. Ahmad, F. von Hippel, A. Glaser, and Z. Mian, A Win-Win Solution For Iran’s Arak Reactor, Arms Control Today, April 2014, pp. 8-13.

PU-079. S. Philippe and A. Glaser, Nuclear Archaeology for Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment Plants, Science & Global Security, 22 (1), 2014, pp. 27-49. ♦

PU-078. Z. Mian and A. Glaser, Confronting the Perpetual Menace to Human Security, Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks as a Step toward Nuclear Disarmament, An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts, University of Copenhagen, 4-6 December 2013.

PU-077. M. V. Ramana, L. Berzak Hopkins, and A. Glaser, Licensing Small Modular Reactors, Energy, 61 (1), November 2013, pp. 555-564. ♦

PU-076. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks and Production of Fissile Materials, 2012, Chapter 6.X in SIPRI Yearbook 2013, Oxford University Press, 2013, pp. 326-331.

PU-075. A. Glaser, L. Berzak Hopkins, and M. V. Ramana, Resource Requirements and Proliferation Risks Associated with Small Modular Reactors, Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Technology, 184 (1), October 2013, pp. 121-129. ♦

PU-074. Z. Mian and A. Glaser, Global Fissile Material Report 2013: Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks as a Step toward Disarmament, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, September 2013.

PU-073. A. Glaser, B. Barak, and R. Goldston, Towards a Practical Implementation of an Inspection System for Nuclear Warhead Verification With an Inherent Information Barrier, 54th Annual INMM Meeting, July 14-18 2013, Palm Desert, California.

PU-072. S. Philippe and A. Glaser, Nuclear Archaeology for Gaseous Diffusion Enrichment Plants, 54th Annual INMM Meeting, July 14-18, 2013, Palm Desert, California.

PU-071. E. B. McClamrock and A. Glaser, Molten Salt Reactors: Resource Requirements and Proliferation-Risk Attributes of Single-Fluid and Two-Fluid Designs, 54th Annual INMM Meeting, July 14-18, 2013, Palm Desert, California.

PU-070. M. Englert, G. Franceschini, A. Glaser, M. Glugla, R. Goldston, J. How, S. Konishi, W. Liebert, and R. Wallace, Report of the Consultancy Meeting on Non-Proliferation Challenges in Connection with Magnetic Fusion Power Plants, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, June 2013.

PU-069. A. Glaser and U. Filges, Neutron-Use Optimization with Virtual Experiments to Facilitate Research-Reactor Conversion to Low-Enriched Fuel, Science & Global Security, 20 (2-3), 2012, pp. 141-154. ♦

PU-068. A. Glaser, From Brokdorf to Fukushima: The Long Journey to Nuclear Phaseout, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 68 (6), November/December 2012, pp. 10-21.

PU-067. A. Glaser and R. J. Goldston, Proliferation Risks of Fusion Energy: Clandestine Production, Covert Production, and Breakout, Nuclear Fusion, 52 (4), 2012. ♦

PU-066. A. Glaser, B. Barak, and R. Goldston, A New Approach to Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, 53rd Annual INMM Meeting, 15-19 July 2012, Orlando, Florida.

PU-065. L. Berzak Hopkins, A. Glaser, M. V. Ramana, Envisioning a Large-Scale Deployment of Small Modular Reactors, 53rd Annual INMM Meeting, 15-19 July 2012, Orlando, Florida.

PU-064. R. J. Goldston and A. Glaser, Safeguard Requirements for Fusion Power Plants, 53rd Annual INMM Meeting, 15-19 July 2012, Orlando, Florida.

PU-063. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks and Production of Fissile Materials, 2011, Chapter 7.X in SIPRI Yearbook 2012, Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 345-350.

PU-062. A. Glaser, Facilitating Nuclear Disarmament: Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, Nonproliferation Review, 19 (1), March 2012. ♦

PU-061. A. Glaser and Z. Mian: Global Fissile Material Report 2011: Nuclear Weapon and Fissile Material Stockpiles and Production, International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM), Princeton, New Jersey, January 2012.

PU-060. A. Glaser, After Fukushima: Preparing for a More Uncertain Future of Nuclear Power, Electricity Journal, 24 (6), July 2011. ♦

PU-059. A. Gasner and A. Glaser, Nuclear Archaeology for Heavy-Water-Moderated Plutonium Production Reactors, Science & Global Security, 19 (3), 2011, pp. 223-233. ♦

PU-058. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks and Production of Fissile Materials, 2010, Appendix 7A in SIPRI Yearbook 2011, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 354-359.

PU-057. A. Glaser, Military Fissile Material Production and Stocks in France, 52nd Annual INMM Meeting, July 17-21, 2011, Palm Desert, California.

PU-056. A. Glaser and M. Miller, Estimating Plutonium Production at Israel’s Dimona Reactor, 52nd Annual INMM Meeting, July 17-21, 2011, Palm Desert, California.

PU-055. A. Dogariu, C. Stein, A. Glaser, and R. Miles, Long Range Trace Detection by Radar REMPI, 42nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, June 27-30, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii.

PU-054. R. J. Goldston and A. Glaser, Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy R&D and Nuclear Proliferation: The Need for Direct and Transparent Review, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 67 (3), 2011, pp. 59-66.

PU-053. A. Glaser, After the Nuclear Renaissance: The Age of Discovery, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, www.thebulletin.org, 17 March 2011.

PU-052. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel: Global Fissile Material Report 2010: Balancing the Books, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, December 2010.

PU-051. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks of Fissile Materials, 2009, Appendix 8A in SIPRI Yearbook 2010, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 367-370.

PU-050. F. von Hippel, H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, A. Meerburg, and Z. Mian, Treatment of Pre-existing Stocks in a Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty, 51st Annual INMM Meeting, July 11-15, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland.

PU-049. A. Glaser, The Civilian Nuclear Fuel Cycle in a Nuclear Weapon Free World: Challenges and Opportunities, Chapter 4 in B. M. Blechman and A. K. Bollfrass (eds.), Elements of a Nuclear Disarmament Treaty: Unblocking the Road to Zero, Stimson Center, Washington, DC, January 2010.

PU-048. A. Glaser, Z. Mian and F. von Hippel, Time to Ban Production of Nuclear Weapons Material, Scientific American, January 13, 2010.

PU-047. R. H. Socolow and A. Glaser, Balancing Risks: Nuclear Energy & Climate Change, Daedalus, 138 (4), Fall 2009, pp. 31-44. ♦

PU-046. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel: Global Fissile Material Report 2009: A Path to Nuclear Disarmament, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, October 2009.

PU-045. A. Glaser, Isotopic Signatures of Weapon-Grade Plutonium from Dedicated Natural Uranium-Fueled Production Reactors and Their Relevance for Nuclear Forensic Analysis, Nuclear Science & Engineering, 163 (1), September 2009. ♦

PU-044. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Global Stocks of Fissile Materials, 2008, Appendix 8A in SIPRI Yearbook 2009, Oxford University Press, 2009, pp. 380-383.

PU-043. R. J. Goldston, A. Glaser, and A. F. Ross, Proliferation Risks of Fusion Energy: Clandestine Production, Covert Production, and Breakout, 9th IAEA Technical Meeting on Fusion Power Plant Safety, July 15-17, 2009, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria.

PU-042. H. A. Feiveson and A. Glaser, Nuclear Energy in the Transition to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, 50th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2009, Tucson, Arizona.

PU-041. F. Dalnoki-Veress and A. Glaser, A Dedicated Detector for the Verification of Highly Enriched Uranium in Naval Reactors, 50th Annual INMM Meeting, July 12-16, 2009, Tucson, Arizona.

PU-040. A. Glaser and S. Bürger, Verification of a Fissile Material Cutoff Treaty: The Case of Enrichment Facilities and the Role of Ultra-trace Level Isotope Ratio Analysis, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 280 (1), 2009, pp. 85-90. ♦

PU-039. A. Glaser, Internationalization of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Commissioned Report for the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament, ICNND Research Paper No. 9, February 2009.

PU-038. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Fissile Material Stocks and Production, 2008, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 65 (1), January/February 2009.

PU-037. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Fissile Material Stockpiles and Production, 2008, Science & Global Security, 16 (3), 2008. ♦

PU-036. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Fissile Material Stocks: Dimensions of the Problem, in Fissile Material Control Initiative, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC, October 2008.

PU-035. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Global Fissile Material Report 2008: Scope and Verification of a Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, October 2008.

PU-034. H. G. Wood, A. Glaser, and R. S. Kemp, The Gas Centrifuge and Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Physics Today, September 2008.

PU-033. H. G. Wood and A. Glaser, Computational Analysis of Signatures of Highly Enriched Uranium Produced by Centrifuge and Gaseous Diffusion, 49th Annual INMM Meeting, 13-17 July 2008, Nashville, Tennessee.

PU-032. A. Glaser, Characteristics of the Gas Centrifuge for Uranium Enrichment and Their Relevance for Nuclear Weapon Proliferation, Science & Global Security, 16 (1-2), 2008. ♦

PU-031. Z. Mian and A. Glaser, A Frightening Nuclear Legacy, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 64 (4), September/October 2008.

PU-030. H. A. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Global Stocks of Fissile Materials, 2007, Appendix 8B in SIPRI Yearbook 2008, Oxford University Press, 2008.

PU-029. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, M. Miller, and L. Scheinman, Can Future Nuclear Power be Made Proliferation Resistant?, Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland, July 2008.

PU-028. M. May, R. Abedin-Zadeh, D. Barr, A. Carnesale, P. E. Coyle, J. Davis, W. Dorland, W. Dunlop, S. Fetter, A. Glaser, I. D. Hutcheon, F. Slakey, and B. Tannenbaum, Nuclear Forensics: Role, State of the Art, Program Needs, Report by the Joint Working Group of the American Physical Society (APS) Panel on Public Affairs and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy, Washington, DC, February 2008.

PU-027. A. Glaser and Z. Mian, Resource Letter PSNAC-1: Physics and Society: Nuclear Arms Control, American Journal of Physics, 76 (1), January 2008. ♦

PU-026. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Global Fissile Material Report 2007, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, October 2007.

PU-025. A. Glaser and M. V. Ramana, Weapon-Grade Plutonium Production Potential in the Indian Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor, Science & Global Security, 15 (2), 2007. ♦

PU-024. A. Glaser, Performance Gain with Low-Enriched Fuel and Optimized Use of Neutrons, 29th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactor, 23-27 September 2007, Prague, Czech Republic.

PU-023. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Fissile Materials: Global Stocks, Production and Elimination, Appendix 12C in SIPRI Yearbook 2007, Oxford University Press, 2007.

PU-022. A. Glaser, Neutron-Use Optimization with Virtual Experiments to Facilitate Research-Reactor Conversion to Low-Enriched Fuel, 48th INMM Annual Meeting, 8-12 July 2007, Tucson, Arizona.

PU-021. R. S. Kemp and A. Glaser, The Gas Centrifuge and the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons, in Shi Zeng (ed.), Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on Separation Phenomena in Liquids and Gases, Beijing, China, Tsinghua University Press, 2007.

PU-020. H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Global Fissile Material Report 2006 International Panel on Fissile Materials, Princeton, New Jersey, September 2006.

PU-019. A. Glaser, On the Proliferation Potential of Uranium Fuel for Research Reactors at Various Enrichment Levels, Science & Global Security, 14 (1), 2006. ♦

PU-018. M. Englert, A. Glaser, and W. Liebert, Investigations on the Technical Options for the Conversion of the FRM-II Research Reactor, Final Report to the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), published in German, Interdisciplinary Research Group on Science, Technology, and Security (IANUS), Darmstadt University of Technology, June 2006.

PU-017. Z. Mian and A. Glaser, Life in a Nuclear Powered Crowd, INESAP Information Bulletin, No. 26, June 2006.

PU-016. M. Englert, A. Glaser, W. Liebert, Optimization Calculations for the Use of Monolithic Fuel in High-Flux Research Reactors, 10th International Topical Meeting on Research Reactor Fuel Management, 30 April-3 May 2006, Sofia, Bulgaria.

PU-015. A. Glaser and F. von Hippel, Thwarting Nuclear Terrorism, Scientific American, February 2006.

PU-014. A. Glaser and F. von Hippel, Global Cleanout: Reducing the Threat of HEU-fueled Nuclear Terrorism, Arms Control Today, Arms Control Today, 36 (1), January/February 2006.

PU-013. A. Glaser, About the Enrichment Limit for Research Reactor Conversion: Why 20%?, 27th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, 6-10 November 2005, Boston, MA, USA.

PU-012. A. Glaser, Neutronics Calculations Relevant to the Conversion of Research Reactors to Low-Enriched Fuel, PhD Thesis, Department of Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology, April 2005.

PU-011. A. Glaser, Monolithic Fuel and High-Flux Reactor Conversion, 26th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, 7-12 November 2004, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria.

PU-010. A. Glaser, Beyond A.Q. Khan: The Gas Centrifuge, Nuclear Weapon Proliferation, and the NPT Regime, INESAP Information Bulletin, No. 23, April 2004.

PU-009. A. Glaser, F. Fujara, C. Pistner, and W. Liebert, Mathematica as a Versatile Tool to Set-up and Analyze Neutronic Calculations for Research Reactors, 25th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, 5-10 October 2003, Chicago, IL, USA.

PU-008. G. Bunn, C. Braun, A. Glaser, E. Lyman, and F. Steinhausler, Research Reactor Vulnerability to Sabotage by Terrorists, Science & Global Security, 11 (2-3), 2003. ♦

PU-007. A. Glaser, The Conversion of Research Reactors to Low-Enriched Fuel and the Case of the FRM-II, Science & Global Security, 10 (1), 2002. ♦

PU-006. A. Glaser and F. von Hippel, On the Importance of Ending the Use of HEU in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: An Updated Assessment, 24th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, 3-8 November 2002, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.

PU-005. A. Glaser, Bavaria Bucks Ban, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March/April 2002.

PU-004. A. Glaser, Endberichte Entsorgungsvorsorge und Proliferation (Advisory Reports on Fuel Disposition and Proliferation, Research Reactor FRM-II), prepared for the Federal Ministry of Environment and Reactor Safety (BMU), SR 2384, June 2001.

PU-003. W. Liebert, A. Glaser, and C. Pistner, Elimination Versus Disposal Options for Plutonium, in: M. B. Kalinowski (ed.): Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, Nomos, Baden-Baden, 2000.

PU-002. W. Liebert, R. Bähr, A. Glaser, L. Hahn, C. Pistner, Fortgeschrittene Nuklearsysteme (Advanced Nuclear Systems), Review Study for the Office of Technology Assessment, Swiss Science Council, TA 34/1999, Bern, April 1999.

PU-001. A. Glaser, Abbrandrechnungen für ein System zur Eliminierung von Waffenplutonium (Burnup Calculations for a System Dedicated to the Elimination of Weapons Plutonium), Diploma Thesis, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Darmstadt University of Technology, February 1998.

 

Invited Talks (2008-2015)

IT-051. Treaty Verification: Characterizing Gaps and Emerging Challenges, University and Industry Technical Interchange Review Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2, 2015.

IT-050. Global Fissile Material Report 2015: Nuclear Weapon and Fissile Material Stockpiles and Production, with Zia Mian, NPT Review Conference, United Nations, New York, May 8, 2015.

IT-049. A Zero-knowledge Protocol for Nuclear Warhead Verification, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, March 19, 2015.

IT-048. How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb (Without Spilling the Beans): Information Security in Nuclear Warhead Verification, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 20, 2015.

IT-047. Information Security in Nuclear Warhead Verification, Workshop on New Technologies for Information Analysis to Support Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Verification, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Vienna, December 12, 2014.

IT-046. Small Modular Reactors: Technology and Deployment Choices, Briefing for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, Maryland, November 5, 2014.

IT-045. Toward Multilateral Nuclear Arms Control: Verifying Caps in the Nuclear Arsenals and Reductions to Low Numbers, 14th PIIC Beijing Seminar on International Security, Hangzhou, China, October 20, 2014.

IT-044. Consortium for Verification Technology: Overview of the Policy Research Thrust, CVT Kickoff Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 16, 2014.

IT-043. Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation, with Zia Mian and George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC, October 7, 2014.

IT-042. Issues and Opportunities in Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament Verification, Course on Nuclear Strategy and Arms Control for U.S. Government Officials, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Washington, DC, July 17, 2014.

IT-041. New Verification Technologies for Arms Control and Disarmament, Nuclear Verification Challenges and Opportunities: A Diplomatic Workshop, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) and James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Baden, Austria, June 19, 2014.

IT-040. Toward a Final Settlement of the Iran Nuclear Crisis, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, Beijing, China, May 29, 2014.

IT-039. Verifying Nuclear Disarmament: An Overview of the Global Zero Nuclear Warhead Verification Project, Symposium on Arms Control Verification Techniques, China Academy of Engineering Physics, Mianyang, Sichuan, China, May 27, 2014.

IT-038. Next Steps in Increasing Transparency of Nuclear Warhead and Fissile Material Stocks for Nuclear Disarmament, with Zia Mian, NPT PrepCom, United Nations, New York, May 5, 2014.

IT-037. New Verification Technologies for Arms Control and Disarmament, Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, United Nations, New York, March 5, 2014.

IT-036. How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb: An Overview of the Global Zero Nuclear Warhead Verification Project, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, November 27, 2013.

IT-035. Small Modular Reactors: State of Play, 2013, Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Energy, and a Middle-East Weapon-of-Mass-Destruction-Free Zone, Georgetown University, Doha, Qatar, October 27, 2013.

IT-034. Verifying Nuclear Disarmament, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Vienna, September 27, 2013.

IT-033. Convert-and-Upgrade Strategies for Research Reactors, IAEA Consultancy Meeting on International Cooperation on Minimizing the Use of HEU in Research, Vienna, September 25, 2013.

IT-032. Proliferation Risks of Magnetic Fusion Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, June 26, 2013.

IT-031. Nuclear Power After Fukushima: Large or Small?, Research Experience for Undergraduates, Princeton University, June 21, 2013.

IT-030. A New Approach to Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, Yale University, April 5, 2013.

IT-029. Increasing the Transparency of Nuclear-warhead and Fissile-material Stocks as a Step Toward Nuclear Disarmament, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London, March 21, 2013.

IT-028. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Dismantle the Bomb: A New Approach to Nuclear Warhead Verification, Princeton Research Symposium, Princeton University, November 17, 2012.

IT-027. Nuclear Power in the United States: Large or Small?, Synergize 2012, Princeton University, November 13, 2012.

IT-026. Verification Challenges of an FM(C)T: Non-production of Highly Enriched Uranium, Second Scientific Experts Meeting on Technical Issues Related to a Treaty Banning the Production of Fissile Material for Nuclear Weapons or Other Nuclear Explosive Devices, Palais des Nations, United Nations, Geneva, August 28, 2012.

IT-025. Nuclear Power After Fukushima: Where is it Heading?, Invited Keynote, International Energy Workshop, Cape Town, South Africa, June 21, 2012.

IT-024. Nuclear Power After Fukushima: Where is it Heading?, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Venice, Italy, May 31, 2012.

IT-023. A New Approach to Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, PPPL Colloquium, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, May 16, 2012.

IT-022. Increasing the Transparency of Nuclear-Warhead and Fissile-Material Stocks as a Step Toward Disarmament: Opportunities for Cooperative Transparency Projects, First NPT Preparatory Committee (in preparation for the 2015 NPT Review Conference), United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Vienna, May 3–4, 2012.

IT-021. Nuclear Power One Year After Fukushima, Annual Conference, Carbon Mitigation Initiative, Princeton University, April 17, 2012.

IT-020. Preventing Nuclear Terrorism, National Press Club, Washington, DC, April 6, 2012.

IT-019. Facilitating Nuclear Disarmament, Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, Washington, DC, March 12, 2012.

IT-018. Is There a Future for Nuclear Power After Fukushima?, Science on Saturday, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, January 21, 2012.

IT-017. Is There a Future for Nuclear Power After Fukushima?, Sixth Annual Millennial Lecture, Princeton University, May 28, 2011.

IT-016. The Nuclear Material Management and Safeguards System, Nuclear Archaeology, and the Verification of Nuclear Disarmament, 2011 NMMSS Users Annual Training Meeting, U.S. Department of Energy, San Diego, CA, May 18, 2011.

IT-015. The Future of Nuclear Power After the Fukushima Accidents, Keynote Address, 6th Annual Energy Symposium, Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 4, 2011.

IT-014. Fukushima and the Nuclear Renaissance, Public Forum on Japan and Early Lessons for the Nuclear Industry, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, April 4, 2011.

IT-013. Towards a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World? Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Production and Stocks, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center for Science and Peace Research, Hamburg, Germany, January 4, 2011.

IT-012. Will Nuclear Energy Fare Better in a World Where Climate Change is a Priority? The Example of Germany, AAAS/CISAC Workshop on Game Changers for Nuclear Energy, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, August 27, 2010.

IT-011. Nuclear Power and Nuclear Proliferation: Policy Priorities for the Next Decade, Environmental and Energy Study Institute Briefing, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, May 20, 2010.

IT-010. A Fissile-Material Approach to Furthering Disarmament and Nonproliferation Objectives at the 2010 NPT Review Conference, Panel Presentation with H. Feiveson, A. Glaser, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, 2010 NPT Review Conference, United Nations, New York, May 14, 2010.

IT-009. Detectability of Uranium Enrichment, Panel discussion organized by the Independent Group of Scientific Experts (iGSE), 2010 NPT Review Conference, United Nations, New York, May 10, 2010.

IT-008. Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, Mission of Japan to the United Nations, New York, May 7, 2010.

IT-007. Balancing Risks: Nuclear Energy and Climate Change, Keynote Address, Second Annual Great Issues in Energy Symposium: The Nuclear Option, Dartmouth College, April 9, 2010.

IT-006. Nuclear Archaeology: Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, December 15, 2009.

IT-005. Practical Steps Toward Nuclear Disarmament: A Nuclear Materials Perspective, Panel Presentation with J. Acton, Z. Mian, B. Tannenbaum, and F. von Hippel, The Rayburn House Office Building, U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC, December 10, 2009.

IT-004. Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, Panel Presentation with H. A. Feiveson, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel on the Global Fissile Material Report 2009: A Path to Nuclear Disarmament, United Nations, First Committee, New York City, October 28, 2009.

IT-003. The Dilemmas of Multilateral Approaches to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Panel Presentation at the Side-event to the Third NPT PrepCom, A Multilateral Approach to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Can It Strengthen the NPT?, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), United Nations, New York, May 5, 2009.

IT-002. The Threat from Weapon-grade Highly Enriched Uranium, Panel Discussion: Getting Bomb-Grade Uranium Out of Civilian Hands: Beyond the Global Threat Reduction Initiative, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Washington, DC, October 8, 2008.

IT-001. Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty: Scope and Verification, Panel Presentation with R. Rajaraman, A. Meerburg, S. Johnson, and F. von Hippel, IAEA General Conference, Vienna, Austria, October 1, 2008.

 

Contributed Presentations (2008-2015)

CP-053. Virtual Gamma-ray Spectrometry for Template-Matching Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, Indian Wells, California, July 15, 2015.

CP-052. Two-Color Neutron Detection for Zero-Knowledge Nuclear Warhead Verification, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, Indian Wells, California, July 15, 2015.

CP-051. Detecting Clandestine Plutonium Separation Activities with Krypton-85, 56th Annual INMM Meeting, Indian Wells, California, July 13, 2015.

CP-050. Nuclear Archaeology: Verifying Declarations of Past Fissile Material Production, PVTS-SGS Workshop on Verification Technologies, Beijing, China, June 16, 2015.

CP-049. Approaches to Nuclear Warhead Counting, PVTS-SGS Workshop on Verification Technologies, Beijing, China, June 15, 2015.

CP-048. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Dismantle the Bomb: A Research Agenda for Nuclear Verification, IPFM Meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 10, 2015.

CP-047. Unmaking the Bomb: Research Opportunities at MAE’s Nuclearfutures Laboratory, Faculty Research Lunch Seminar, Princeton University, December 1, 2014.

CP-046. Research Highlights, Faculty Forum, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, September 16, 2014.

CP-045. Tilting at Windmills? — Research, Collaboration, Advocacy, and Agenda Setting on Fissile Materials, with Zia Mian, International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Princeton, New Jersey, August 1, 2014.

CP-044. How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, Research Experience for Undergraduates, Princeton University, July 28, 2014.

CP-043. New Verification Challenges and Opportunities for Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament, International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Princeton, New Jersey, July 25, 2014.

CP-042. Authenticating Nuclear Warheads With High Confidence, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, July 2014.

CP-041. Fissile Material Controls in the Middle East: Steps Toward a Middle-East Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, 55th Annual INMM Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July 2014.

CP-040. Centrifuge Enrichment and the Breakout Problem, Spring 2014 Meeting of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, Rio de Janeiro, March 20, 2014.

CP-039. Nuclear Choices: Technologies and Policies for Nuclear Power After Fukushima, Princeton University, February 19, 2014.

CP-038. The Future of Nuclear Power: Large or Small?, Princeton University, February 4, 2014.

CP-037. A New Approach to Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, Global Security Technical Webinar Series, September 19, 2013.

CP-036. Nuclear Power in Integrated Assessment Models, University of Maryland, September 19, 2013.

CP-035. Toward a Secure Inspection System for Nuclear Warhead Verification Without Information Barrier, 54th Annual INMM Meeting, Palm Desert, California, July 2013.

CP-034. Molten Salt Reactors Resource Requirements and Proliferation-Risk Attributes of Single-Fluid and Two-Fluid Designs, 54th Annual INMM Meeting, Palm Desert, California, July 2013.

CP-033. Nuclear Archaeology: Cold War Legacies and the Challenge of Verifying Nuclear Disarmament, Research Experience for Undergraduates, Princeton University, July 20, 2012.

CP-032. Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, 53rd Annual INMM Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 18, 2012.

CP-031. Envisioning a Large-scale Deployment of Small Modular Reactors, 53rd Annual INMM Meeting, Orlando, Florida, July 18, 2012.

CP-030. Ignorance is Bliss: Nuclear Warhead Verification Using a Zero-Knowledge Protocol, Twenty-fourth International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, Princeton University, July 7, 2012.

CP-029. The Role of Nuclear Power for Decarbonization, University of Venice, Italy, May 29, 2012.

CP-028. Neutronics Calculations for Notional Small Modular Reactors, Brookhaven National Laboratory, May 9, 2012.

CP-027. Will Nuclear Energy Fare Better in a World Where Climate Change is a Priority?, Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS), Student-Faculty Dinner, Princeton, New Jersey, April 19, 2012.

CP-026. Nuclear Archaeology, Cold War Legacies and the Challenge of Verifying Nuclear Disarmament, Princeton University, April 26, 2012.

CP-025. The Princeton Warhead Verification Project, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, December 9, 2011.

CP-024. Going to Low Numbers: Technical Challenges of Nuclear Disarmament Verification, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, October 7, 2011.

CP-023. Military Fissile Material Production and Stocks in France, 52nd Annual INMM Meeting, Palm Desert, California, July 20, 2011.

CP-022. Estimating Plutonium Production at Israel’s Dimona Reactor, 52nd Annual INMM Meeting, Palm Desert, California, July 20, 2011.

CP-021. Implications of the Fukushima Crisis, Panel Discussion, Workshop on Leadership and the Future of Nuclear Energy, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Argonne National Laboratory, and University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 9, 2011.

CP-020. The Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Crisis and its Impact on the Future of Nuclear Power, with Robert Socolow, Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, April 8, 2011.

CP-019. After The Earthquake: Japan’s Nuclear Plant Crisis, Panel Discussion with Erik VanMarcke, M. V. Ramana, and Frank von Hippel, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, March 24, 2011.

CP-018. Nuclear Energy, Proliferation, and Disarmament: Research Opportunities at MAE’s Nuclear Futures Laboratory, Princeton University, November 18, 2010.

CP-017. Proliferation Resistance: Panacea or Pipe Dream?, Doomsday Clock Symposium, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC, November 4, 2010.

CP-016. Facilitating Nuclear Disarmament: Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, 51st Annual INMM Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2010.

CP-015. Nuclear Archaeology for Heavy-Water-Moderated Plutonium Production Reactors, 51st Annual INMM Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2010.

CP-014. Global Fissile Material Report 2009: A Path to Nuclear Disarmament, Panel Presentation with H. A. Feiveson, Z. Mian, and F von Hippel, IPFM Fall 2009 Meeting, International Panel on Fissile Materials, Washington, DC, October 16, 2009.

CP-013. Nuclear Energy in the Transition to a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World, 50th Annual INMM Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, July 2009.

CP-012. Verification Challenges of a Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty, Contribution to a Panel Presentation with H. A. Feiveson, A. Meerburg, Z. Mian, and F. von Hippel, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC, May 11, 2009.

CP-011. Verified Declarations of Fissile Material Stocks and Production, IPFM Spring 2009 Meeting: Fissile Materials and Nuclear Disarmament, International Panel on Fissile Materials and Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), Princeton University, May 8, 2009.

CP-010. Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Proliferation: Elements of a Research Program, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, April 15, 2009.

CP-009. Nuclear Choices: Current Technical and Policy Challenges For Managing Nuclear Technologies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, April 14, 2009.

CP-008. Fissile Material Stocks: Dimensions of the Problem, Fissile Material Control Initiative (FMCI) Workshop, Foreign Ministry, Berlin, Germany, October 28, 2008.

CP-007. Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty Scope and Verification, Panel Presentation with H. A. Feiveson, Ambassador A. Meerburg, Z. Mian, R. Rajaraman, and F. von Hippel, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 24, 2008.

CP-006. Global Fissile Material Report 2008: Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty: Scope and Verification, Panel Presentation with F. von Hippel, Zia Mian, and J. du Preez, United Nations, First Committee, New York City, October 10, 2008.

CP-005. Preventing Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: The Fissile Material Dimension, Future of Nuclear Energy Conference, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Chicago, IL, September 26, 2008.

CP-004. Nuclear Forensics: Capabilities, Limits, and the CSI Effect, Science and Global Security Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, July 24, 2008.

CP-003. Signatures of Weapon-grade Plutonium from Dedicated Production Reactors, 49th INMM Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, July 16, 2008.

CP-002. Verification of an FMCT: The Case of Enrichment Facilities, 49th INMM Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, July 16, 2008.

CP-001. A Fissile Material (Cutoff) Treaty and Its Verification: Progress Report from the International Panel on Fissile Materials, Panel Presentation with F. von Hippel, United Nations Office at Geneva, Palais des Nations, 2008 NPT Preparatory Committee Meeting, in cooperation with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), 2 May 2008.