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The Sun fuses protons, and this is a very slow process because there is no bound state of two protons. Hydrogen bombs fuse deuterium and tritium, and this is much, much faster because there is a bound state of these nucleides. You might like to have a look at: How much faster is the fusion we make on earth compared to the fusion that happens in the sun? ...


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The simple answer is No. Fusion happens at nuclear energies between particles to be fused, i.e. MeVs, because it is at the framework of nuclear bound states. LHC particles start with energies of TeV, so particle particle interactions are way over any nuclear bound state levels. Even if one accelerates deuterium nuclei the phase space is way over the ...


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No, because the LHC puts too much energy into its particles for them to fuse. While we need enough energy to fuse particles, too much will stop it from happening.


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Nuclear-fusion experiments have been extensively performed with accelerators in the last decades of the 20th century reaching the proton drip-line. Today they are still object of interest allowing the study of superheavy elements. However the energy of the LHC is way too high. At that energy scale you go in the regime of quark-gluon plasmas and the nuclear ...


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Roughly, the system that you are imagining is a nuclear fusion-fission hybrid, except for the fact that it is supposed to work in the exact opposite manner as compared to what you have imagined - the tokamak is not powered by a fission bomb here. The basic idea behind the proposal goes as follows: Nuclear fission is known to be a popular alternative ...


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You can find data of all (!?) current nuclear reaction experiments in the evaluated nuclear reaction databases (ENDF)[*]. Bibliographic information can be found in the experimental nuclear reaction database (EXFOR). The databases are maintained by the cooperation of nuclear data centres worldwide in the "International Network of Nuclear Reaction Data Centres ...



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