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Heavy Water

Water in which the hydrogen is composed of over 99 percent deuterium atoms. The neutrons in the deuterium nuclei allow this type of water to slow, or moderate, neutrons from fissioning uranium, permitting a sustained chain-reaction in reactors using natural uranium as fuel.

Annotated Bibliography for Heavy WaterOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Definition of Heavy WaterOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/terms-...)
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