• As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Atomic energy” means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 68-202-101

      • Atomic energy: means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101
      • Radiation: means gamma rays and X-rays, alpha and beta particles, high-speed electrons, neutrons, protons, and other nuclear particles, but not sound or radio waves or visible, infrared, or ultraviolet light. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101
      • Special nuclear material: means :

        • (A) Plutonium and uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the governor declares by order to be special nuclear material after the United States atomic energy commission has determined the material to be such. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101

        • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

      (2) “By-product material” means any radioactive materials, except special nuclear materials, yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear materials;

    • (3) “Production facility” means:

      • (A) Any equipment or device capable of the production of special nuclear material in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public; or

      • (B) Any important component part especially designed for such equipment or device.

    • (4) “Radiation” means gamma rays and X-rays, alpha and beta particles, high-speed electrons, neutrons, protons, and other nuclear particles, but not sound or radio waves or visible, infrared, or ultraviolet light;

    • (5) “Source material” means any material other than special nuclear material which contains by weight one twentieth of one percent (0.05%) or more of:

      • (A) Uranium;

      • (B) Thorium; or

      • (C) Any combination thereof;

    • (6) “Special nuclear material” means:

      • (A) Plutonium and uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the governor declares by order to be special nuclear material after the United States atomic energy commission has determined the material to be such; or

      • (B) Any material artificially enriched by any of the foregoing; and

    • (7) “Utilization facility” means:

      • (A) Any equipment or device, except an atomic weapon, capable of making use of special nuclear materials in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public, or peculiarly adapted for making use of atomic energy in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public; or

      • (B) Any important component part especially designed for such equipment or device.