Friday, August 28, 2009

NUclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is the reaction nuclei of two light nuclides are fused together to form a single heavies nucleus with the release of energy.

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Advantages of using nuclear fusion as a power source are;
i) Hydrogen isotopes used as fuel are cheap and easily available.
ii) Products of nuclear fusion are not radioactive and do not cause pollution.

two suitable conditions in the sun that allows nuclear fusion to take place are:
i) high temperature, and
ii) high particle density.


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