Search Results for: Implosion Design

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Implosion Weapon

A device in which a quantity of fissionable material, less than a critical mass, has its volume suddenly decreased by compression, so that it becomes supercritical and an explosion can take place. The compression is achieved by means of a spherical arrangement of specially fabricated shapes of ordinary high explosive which produce an inwardly-directed implosion wave, the fissionable material being at the center of the sphere.

Annotated Bibliography for Nuclear Weapons DesignOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=scienc...)
Definition of Implosion WeaponOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/terms-...)
Description of Implosion Design Atomic BombOpen link in new window
ChemCases | (www.chemcases.com/nuclear/nc-09.html)
Fat ManOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Fat Man: Implosion-Type BombOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fission/Fission9.s...)
Implosion-Type Bomb: Detonation SequenceOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fission/Fission10....)
Manhattan Project Study GuideOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
Nuclear Weapons BasicsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Study Questions: FissionOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
Study Questions: Making the Atomic BombOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb: Early Implosion WorkOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/mp/p4s30.s...)

See Also:

Atomic Bomb
Fat Man
Gadget
Manhattan Project
Nuclear Weapons Design
Trinity Test
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