- Discuss the release of energy by fission and fusion reactions.
- Explain the role of the reflector in a fission bomb.
- What is critical mass?
- Why can't plutonium be used in a gun-type bomb?
- How does the implosion technique work?
- What is the initiator and why is it necessary?
- Energy release from one fission reaction is about 200 MeV. How many fissions are required to release an energy of 10 Kt?
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