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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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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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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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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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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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In a Fusion Reaction, two disparate nuclei combine into a single, larger (stable) nucleus. Example: H + H => He In a Particle Collider / 'Smashing Particles', various charged particles collide at high velocities releasing energy and producing a variety of short lived particles and subatomic particles. Example: Au_nucleus + Au_nucleus => Energy + ...


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A brief history of what science thought about the sun can be found here . It is reasonable that once thermodynamics advanced to the point of measuring and calculating energies the discrepancy between heat output of the sun and the age of the earth had to be explained. They tried with gravitation, but until the discovery of nuclear energy and E=m*c^2 it ...


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What you're missing is the difficulty of actually getting the nuclei that you are working with to actually hit each other. Nuclei are tiny, so if you try to aim them at each other, you will probably miss. This page suggests that at the energies in the core of the sun, only 1 in every $10^{26}$ collision events actually fuses. Now this isn't pure D-D, and ...


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The amount of energy liberated per gram of material per second in the fusion reactions depends on the density, the mass fraction (hydrogen, $X$, helium, $Y$, and all others $Z$) and temperature: $$ \epsilon = \epsilon(\rho,X, Y, Z, T) $$ Typically we express the energy generation rate as a power law, $$ \epsilon\propto\rho^\alpha T^\delta. $$ though the ...



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