Deuterium/Tritium

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Summary:

Why use both deuterium and tritium instead of just using only deuterium in nuclear fusion bombs?

Main Question or Discussion Point

Why use both deuterium and tritium instead of just using only deuterium in nuclear fusion bombs?
 

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Deuterium+tritium releases much more energy and is much easier to fuse than deuterium+deuterium.
 

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