Nuclear Weapons

  • David Hafemeister


The fission age began in 1932, when James Chadwick discovered neutrons by observing knock-out proton tracks in a Wilson cloud chamber from the reaction of alpha particles on beryllium-9


Nuclear Weapon Critical Mass Fusion Neutron Peak Overpressure Reentry Vehicle 
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  • David Hafemeister
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Polytechnic State UniversitySan Luis ObispoUSA

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