Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Mon, 25 Dec 2000 16:44:01 -0800 (PST)


yep yep yep. care to comment about the camera thing
to?
--- -Z- <z@gundam.com> wrote:
>
> > in AP Physics, i learned that fusion reactions
> yield
> > two (2) gamma photons, and fission reactions yield
> > neutron radiation. in the gundam project, it says
> that
> > normal fusion reactions yield neutron. can that be
> > right?
>
> What was being fused in your Physics fusion reaction
> example? The most
> "traditional" or "normal" fusion reaction of which
> I'm aware is the
> deuterium/tritium reaction:
>
> D (1H2) + T (1H3) -> He (2He4) + neutron + 17.6MeV
> (1 eV = 1.6022E-19 joules)
>
> By way of comparison, the helium-3/deuterium
> reaction used in Gundam yields
> 18.4MeV.
>
> By an interesting coincidence, the first large-scale
> experimental fusion device
> on which British physicists worked during the 1940s
> and 1950s, housed in a
> hangar at Harwell University, was called the Zero
> Energy Toroidal Assembly ...
> ZETA.
>
> Then there's solar fusion. Fusion in the sun is
> believed to occur in steps.
> Four protons produce one He4 atom, two positrons,
> and two neutrinos. The first
> two steps shown below must occur twice before the
> third step takes place:
>
> 1H1 + 1H1 -> D (1H2) + positron + neutrino
>
> 1H1 + D (1H2) -> 2He3
>
> 2He3 + 2He3 -> 2He4 + 1H1 + 1H1
>
> Could this be what you had in mind?
>
> -Z-
>
>
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