What is nuclear fusion? Explain with an example. Write the equation of the reaction involved.
Nuclear fusion is the process by which two nuclei of light elements combine to form a heavy nucleus.
When deuterium atoms are heated to an extremely high temperature under extremely high pressure, two deuterium nuclei combine to form a heavy nucleus of helium, and a neutron is emitted. A tremendous amount of energy is liberated in this fusion reaction.
Tremendous amount of energy
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