nuclear fusion

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nuclear fusion

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(Nuclear Physics) a reaction in which two nuclei combine to form a nucleus with the release of energy. Sometimes shortened to: fusion Compare nuclear fission See also thermonuclear reaction
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Noun1.nuclear fusion - a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
cold fusion - nuclear fusion at or near room temperatures; claims to have discovered it are generally considered to have been mistaken
nuclear reaction - (physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei
thermonuclear reaction - a nuclear fusion reaction taking place at very high temperatures (as in the sun)
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And it is far more informative than thermal fusion that simply inserts a thermal image into a visible light picture.
Microwave method was proved to be high yielding and faster as compared to the direct thermal fusion method.
Note that a number of poststructures with the diameter of 300 [micro]m were designed at the downstream expansion channel to prevent the collapse of the channel during the thermal fusion bonding process.
The Chinese researchers investigate the properties of Ni-SiC composite coatings, thermal fusion treated D2 steel, a cold sprayed copper coating, and a slurry for titanium casting.
Such a nuclear cobination is called Thermal fusion, since it can be initiated only by high temperature.