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Lithium Deuteride

Used as the fuel for the fusion bomb. A neutron is added to the lithium, producing tritium which is in turn fused with the deuteride.

The Hydrogen Bomb: The BasicsOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fusion/Fusion2.sht...)
US Nuclear Production FacilitiesOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)

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Nuclear weapons Design
Thermonuclear Weapon
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