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An adjective referring to the process in which very high temperatures are used to bring about the fusion of light nuclei (hydrogen), with the accompanying liberation of energy. A thermonuclear bomb is a weapon in which part of the explosion energy results from thermonuclear fusion reactions. The high temperatures required are obtained by means of a fission explosion.

A Model of Thermonuclear ExtinctionOpen link in new window | (
Definition of ThermonuclearOpen link in new window | (
Hans Bethe Comments on the History of the H-BombOpen link in new window | (
Lewis Strauss Letter to President Truman on the Thermonuclear BombOpen link in new window | (
Race for the Hydrogen BombOpen link in new window | (
The Hydrogen Bomb: The BasicsOpen link in new window | (

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Thermonuclear Weapon
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