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COMMITTEE ON THE U.S. - CHINESE GLOSSARY OF NUCLEAR SECURITY TERMS CISAC GLOSSARY TEAM Chair Ming-Shih Lu Ph.D., Brookhaven National Laboratory (retired) Members Richard L. Garwin Ph.D., Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM Corporation (emeritus) Raymond Jeanloz Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley Alastair Iain Johnston Ph.D., Harvard University Alvin W. Trivelpiece Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory (retired) Staff Benjamin J. Rusek Senior Program Associate, Committee on International Security and Arms Control Anne Harrington Director, Committee on International Security and Arms Control CSGAC GLOSSARY TEAM Chair Tian Dongfeng Ph.D., China Academy of Engineering Physics Members Hu Side Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, China Academy of Engineering Physics Zhu Jiaheng Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics Shi Jianbin Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics Wu Jun Ph.D., Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics Yu Xiaoling Chinese Scientists Group on Arms Control He Yidan Chinese Scientists Group on Arms Control Kang Chunmei China Academy of Engineering Physics Sun Xiangli Ph.D., Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics Tian Jingmei Ph.D., Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The glossary committee members and staff have benefited greatly from the insights and observations of well-informed officials and scientific colleagues in the United States and China. The views that were obtained during these discussions were essential in providing a basis for the glossary. The committee expresses its gratitude for the time that these colleagues devoted to helping ensure that this glossary is as complete and accurate as possible. The glossary has also benefited from previous work by a number of organizations, both U.S. and Chinese. In particular, we would like to acknowledge the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Monterey Institute on International Studies for allowing us to access work they did in 2002 on a nuclear terms dictionary. We also would like to acknowledge the Editing Committee of the National Defense Science and Technology Dictionary-Nuclear Energy Column, the Editing Committee of the Arms Control and Disarmament Handbook, and the Editing Committee of the Chinese Military Encyclopedia. Many terms and definitions in the glossary are quoted from their achievements. This glossary has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Councilâs Report Review Committee and by the joint Review Committee organized by the Atomic Energy Press and the Chinese Peopleâs Association for Peace and Disarmament. The purpose of these independent reviews is to provide candid and critical comments that assist the institutions in making this published glossary as sound as possible and ensure that the glossary meets institutional standards for objectivity and accuracy. During the review, comments and the draft manuscript remained confidential to protect the integrity of the process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report: U.S. Reviewers Ping Lee National Security Technologies, LLC, Division Leader Stephanie Lieggi Monterey Institute of International Studies, Research Associate James Mulvenon Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, Director, Defense Group Inc. Brad Roberts Institute for Defense Analysis, Research Staff Christopher Twomey Naval Postgraduate School, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair for Research Jing-dong Yuan Monterey Institute of International Studies, Director, East Asia Nonproliferation Program
Chinese Reviewers Qian Shaojun Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, PLA General Armament Department, Senior Researcher LÃ¼ Min Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing Institute of System Engineering, Senior Researcher Song Jiashu Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Academy of Engineering Physics, Senior Researcher Zhu Xuhui China National Nuclear Industry Corporation, Senior Researcher Yan Shuheng China National Nuclear Industry Corporation, Senior Researcher Liu Gongliang Beijing Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Senior Researcher Niu Qiang Chinese Peopleâs Association for Peace and Disarmament, Secretary-general Duan Zhanyuan The Department of Defense, Senior Researcher Ouyang Liping China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, Senior Researcher Wei Guanggang Atomic Energy Press, Editor Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the publication, nor did they see the final draft of the glossary before its release. The review of this report was overseen by R. Stephen Berry, the University of Chicago. Appointed by the National Academies, he was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this publication was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Correspondingly, in China the review was finally supervised by Qian Shaojunï¼ Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He was elected by the review committee members and led the committee to examine and verify the terms thoroughly, especially the terms with definition. Responsibility for the final content of this report, including its objectivity and accuracy, rests entirely with the authoring committees and institutions.
PREFACE The Chinese Scientists Group on Arms Control (CSGAC) of the Chinese Peopleâs Association for Peace and Disarmament, and the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences have been meeting for almost 20 years to discuss nuclear arms control, nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear energy, and regional security issues, with the goal of reducing the possibility of nuclear weapons use and reducing nuclear proliferation in the world at large. Throughout these rich exchanges, our discussions have benefited from the contribution of bilingual participants and the services of interpreters. Despite long-standing personal relationships and strongly shared interests between CSGAC and CISAC, it was often evident that beyond the never-simple translation of one language into the other, there was also the difficulty of differing interpretations of terms. With substantial and growing international efforts in nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, counter-proliferation and the prevention of nuclear terrorism, and with the expansion of the use of nuclear power and the role of international inspections, it is important that participants whose respective native languages are Chinese and English agree on the meanings given to relevant terms in the two languages. In cases where they cannot agree, then it is important that they understand the usage in the other language, and be aware that a simple statement of the term may have alternative or ambiguous meanings. In April 2006, CISAC and CSGAC considered a joint project to produce an unclassified glossary of nuclear security terms, and concluded that this was feasible and would be valuable. Accordingly, participants on the two sides formed working groups and developed a framework for the glossary, and CSGAC prepared an initial set of terms. The working group members used e- mail intensively during this development phase, and also held joint meetings in Beijing in September 2006 and again in March 2007. Following several more rounds of e-mail consultations, the text was reviewed in China and the United States by experts from both countries whose comments and clarifications are reflected in the final manuscript. CISAC and CSGAC finalized the list of terms, definitions, and references at a November 2007 joint working group meeting. We believe that the product of this project, a joint CISAC and CSGAC glossary,
Preface x will be a valuable resource to the government, academic, and security community. This glossary of approximately 1000 terms is intended to reduce the likelihood of misunderstanding, and to remove barriers to progress in exchanges and diplomatic, cooperative, or other activities where unambiguous understanding is essential. For many of the terms, this is just a matter of translation because, in our review, we could readily agree on an appropriate translation of the term P volunteered by one side or the other. Consequently, there was little likelihood of misunderstanding, and so the majority of the terms in this glossary are simply paired with the corresponding term in the other language. Another category of terms required definition. It was clear that although there might be a single meaning in one language, there were several possible options that dealt with matters that were quite distinct in the other, For these terms, we have arrived at what we believe to be a common definition, which, in turn, we present in both languages. A third category of terms is one in which there are different meanings even within a single language. That is, the same set of words is used in different contexts to describe different objects, actions or concepts. For these terms, although we have in many cases agreed on a single translation of the term, we felt it necessary to provide varying interpretations that might be encountered for example, in military or diplomatic circles. Where possible, we have taken our definitions from reputable preexisting sources in authoritative texts or preexisting glossary compilations. We have given preference to international documents, then to official governmental documents, and then to organizations or references of some standing such as the National Academy of Sciences, the Arms Control and Disarmament Handbook ( å å¤ æ§ å¶ ä¸ è£ å æ å ), the National Defense Science and Technology Dictionary-Nuclear Energy ( å½ é² ç§ æ å è¯ å¤§ å ¸ â¯â¯ æ ¸ è½ å· ), and similar sources. We have published the work as a book in the conventional Chinese- English and English-Chinese format. In addition, we have published the same source material on the Internet in a more âuser friendlyâ format at: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/webglossary and at: http://www.cpapd.org.cn/webglossary.
xi Preface Because terminology continues to evolve, we expect that an expanded version of the physical book may be produced at some future point. It is our intent to update the on-line version routinely, as the scope of interaction increases and clarifications come to light. We have arranged to do this in a transparent fashion; on-line one can see the changes and updates as well as the original version. The committees intend to formally review the list of terms approximately one year following publication and will make additions and corrections as needed at P that time. The committees welcome comments on the glossary at: firstname.lastname@example.org and at: email@example.com Finally, we would like to especially thank Dr. Richard Garwin of CISAC and Academician Hu Side of CSGAC for providing invaluable guidance during all phases of this project. We are very proud to have had their participation as the U.S. and Chinese committee leaders and technical guides for the preparation of this glossary. Ming-Shih Lu Dongfeng Tian April, 2008
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