Search Results for: Thermonuclear Weapon

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Thermonuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon in which fusion of light nuclei, such as deuterium and tritium, contributes the main explosive energy. The high temperatures required for such fusion reactions are obtained by means of an initial fission explosion. It is also referred to as a hydrogen bomb.

Andrei Sakharov: The Hydrogen Bomb, 1950-1956Open link in new window
American Institute of Physics | (www.aip.org/history/sakharov/hbomb.htm)
Annotated Bibliography for Thermonuclear WeaponsOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/qsearch.aspx?browse=warfar...)
Cold War: A Brief History: The Hydrogen BombOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/coldwar/pa...)
Cold War: A Brief History: The Soviet ResponseOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/coldwar/pa...)
Documents on developing the Hydrogen BombOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/Hydrogen/inde...)
Effects of Nuclear WeaponsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/educators/stud...)
Hans Bethe's Comments on the History of the Thermonuclear BombOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
IVY Mike: First Test of a Thermonuclear BombOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Lewis Strauss Letter to President Truman on the Thermonuclear BombOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/corres...)
Race for the Hydrogen BombOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/hbomb/inde...)
The Hydrogen Bomb: SchematicOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fusion/Fusion4.sht...)
The Hydrogen Bomb: The SecretOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Fusion/Fusion3.sht...)
The Neutron BombOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)

See Also:

Alarm Clock Design
Fusion
Layer-Cake Design
Sakharov, Andrei
Teller, Edward
Thermonuclear
Ulam, Stanislaw
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