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In any case, the reason to differentiate them isn't burning deuterium.
The nuclear fuel used in the Alcator C-Mod previously contained just two types of ions, deuterium and hydrogen.
The excited hydrogen ions then slam into the more abundant deuterium ions, and resulting particles fly into the reactor's outer shell, generating heat and electricity.
To make a hydrogen bomb, one would still need uranium or plutonium as well as two other isotopes of hydrogen, called deuterium and tritium.
Below 80 Jupiter masses, star-like objects are called brown dwarfs and only fuse hydrogen into the isotope deuterium.
The fusion reactors that Princeton Satellite Systems is developing uses low-frequency radio waves to heat a mix of deuterium and helium-3, and magnetic fields to confine the resulting plasma in a ring.
The fuels were deuterium and tritium, rare forms of hydrogen.
Deuterium, which is an isotope of hydrogen, has a neutron in its nucleus.
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Origin and Etymology of deuterium
First Known Use: 1933See Words from the same year
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