In addition, the study committee had access to a wide range of published documents about QMU, including all available reviews of its implementation by the laboratories.17 Both unclassified and classified (at the secret restricted data level) material were made available to the committee.


See, for example, D.H. Sharp and M.M. Wood-Schultz, QMU and Nuclear Weapons Certification: What’s Under the Hood? Los Alamos Science 28 (2003): 47-53; and M. Pilch, T.G. Trucano, and J.C. Helton, Ideas Underlying the Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties (QMU): A White Paper, SAND2006-5001, Albuquerque, N.M.: Sandia National Laboratories (2006).

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