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Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences

, Volume 76, Issue 2, pp 191–201 | Cite as

The development of the soviet nuclear industry

  • K. K. Krupnikov
Times and Mores: Memoirs, Letters, Diaries

Abstract

The memoirs below belong to Konstantin Konstantinovich Krupnikov, one of the founders of research into high-pressure physics and a leading researcher at the Russian federal nuclear center called the All-Russia Research Institute of Technical Physics (in the city of Snezhinsk). From the very beginning of the nuclear project, he worked at secret research organizations that were developing nuclear and hydrogen bombs. He was twice awarded the Stalin Prize of the second degree (1949 and 1953), as well as the Lenin Prize (1964). The memoirs are of special interest because the author was at the center of events and worked side by side with many world-famous Soviet physicists.

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Hydrogen Special Interest Technical Physic Research Organization Nuclear Industry 
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