A neutron generator is a critical component in modern nuclear weapons as it triggers the chain reaction of fission or fusion materials in a nuclear warhead. Photo: Nuclearsecrecy.com

China fires up Hineg generator in Hefei city with goal of making world’s strongest neutron beam using nuclear fusion technology

Research team hopes to hit target within a few years, could be put to civilian use or facilitate downsizing of future nuclear weapons

Topic |   China science

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A neutron generator is a critical component in modern nuclear weapons as it triggers the chain reaction of fission or fusion materials in a nuclear warhead. Photo: Nuclearsecrecy.com
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