I have following questions and arguments.
why do only gluons get converted into energy in an uranium atom undergoing fission?
why don't all the gluons get converted into energy?
which conditions lead to such process?
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In general an atom undergoing fission breaks up into other, smaller nuclei and stable particles: photons (x rays and gamma rays), electrons(beta decays) , alpha particles an other lower mass nuclei.
Gluons are never free, because of QCD, and always inside a proton or a neutron. Their spill over attractive force is due to virtual gluons which will never materialize except as a transfer of an energy momentum vector.
The excess energy from the mass energy fourvector balance appears as kinetic energy of the products, which finally becomes thermal energy after secondary interactions.
Here we see the neutron inducing a chain decay in uranium238. No gluons.