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I Fusion reaction deuteron + tritium

  1. Mar 6, 2017 #1
    Hello. Where is come from the heat (about 17,59MeV) from reaction deuteron + tritium -> Alfa + netron + Q although sum of substrates's mass is greater than sum of products's mass?
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2017 #2

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    That is the point. The initial mass is larger - a small part of that stored energy is released in the reaction.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2017 #3
    I make mistake: products mass is greater (alfa - 4,02781u, neutron - 1,008665u, sum - 5,036465) than substracts (deuteron - 2,01410u, tritium - 3,016049u, sum - 5,03015u). Where is come from this energy?
     
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  7. Mar 7, 2017 #6
    Yeah, you're right, my mistake.
     
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