Thermonuclear wappen

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The basics o the Teller–Ulam design for a thermonuclear wappen. Radiation frae a primary fission bomb compresses a seicontar section conteenin baith fission an fusion fuel. The compressed seicontar is heatit frae within bi a seicont fission explosion.

A thermonuclear wappen is a nuclear wappen that uises the energy frae a primary nuclear fission reaction tae compress an ignite a seicontar nuclear fusion reaction.