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Alternative Materials for Microfission Target Pellets

James H. Renken

Nuclear Science and Engineering / Volume 59 / Number 4 / Pages 442-444

April 1976

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The amounts of input energy required to trigger a microfission explosion in pellets made of hydrides and deuterides of both 239Pu and 233U have been estimated. The results indicate that these alternative fuels require significantly more trigger energy than pure 239Pu.

 
 
 
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