Search Results for: Gun-Type Design

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Gun-Type Weapon

A device in which two or more pieces of fissionable material, each less than a critical mass, are brought together very rapidly so as to form a supercritical mass, which explodes as the result of a rapidly expanding fission chain reaction.

Annotated Bibliography for Nuclear Weapons DesignOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Description of Gun-Type Atomic BombOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-09.html)
Gun-Type Design DefinitionOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/terms-...)
Little Boy Gun-Type DesignOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Little Boy: A Gun-Type BombOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fission/Fission7.s...)

See Also:

Little Boy
Manhattan Project
Nuclear Weapons Design
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