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Layer-Cake design

A nuclear weapon design where fission and fusion fuel are layered. It is also known as the Alarm Clock design.

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Race for the Hydrogen Bomb: Sakharov's "Layer Cake," DesignOpen link in new window | (

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Hydrogen Bomb
Nuclear Weapons Design
Sakharov, Andrei
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