What is the element formed when a hydrogen bomb explodes?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Several are. From the fusion portion of the reaction, you'll get mostly helium, neutrons and a whole lotta energy.

    From the fission reaction, there are hundreds of fission products including, but not limited to: iodine-131, strontium-90, cesium-137, krypton-85.

  • 4 years ago

    It is a series of explosions 1. Conventional shaped charges compress soccer-ball wedges of plutonioum, squeezing it together 2. A blast of neutrons hits the compressed ball from a trigger device. 3. The soccer ball does the plutonium atom splitting (fission) dance which releases lots of energy, heat, light, and neutrons. 4. The pressure from the fission of the plutonium along with the neutrons helps push lithium into deuterium atoms (or tritium into deuterium, depending on your mix). This is fusion. Deuterium and tritium are both forms of hydrogen - thus the term "hydrogen bomb". 5. The fusion of hydrogen releases more energy and more neutrons. This by itself would be a pretty deadly bomb but wait, there is more. 6. The fast neutrons being formed by the fusion run outward and smack into the outer casing of the bomb. That casing is uranium. The uranium atoms do their splitting trick (fission). This is a significant bang. For a long time this was secret and yet the bomb test air samples always showed the results of uranium fission. Hope that was technical enough without being too dry.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Several are. From the fusion u'll get mostly helium, neutrons and a whole lot of energy.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    In view of Frankenstein or **** Dracula, not much would remains of a sip, nor a drop, as hath certainly vanishes, leaving ash,somehow. Ahhhhhhh........

    Source(s): Bikini atol, Immigrayzionist are on their way, see you in thy tavern,Plato !
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  • 1 decade ago

    It is a combustion reaction. I don't know the exact answer/umber but it will yeild CO2 and H2O.

  • 1 decade ago

    Helium.

  • 1 decade ago

    i don't know but check like google type in something like periodic table or something k

  • 1 decade ago

    it's called fire and a lot of it. nah joking i think hydrogen is what it does create.

  • 1 decade ago

    none are formed, many are destroyed though

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Death

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