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Is there any other form of energy releasing fusion besides hydrogen

  1. Apr 19, 2010 #1
    Is there any other form of energy releasing fusion besides hydrogen fusion?
     
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  3. Apr 19, 2010 #2

    mathman

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    Re: Fusion

    Yes, although for fusion power these are very impractical.
    When stars run out of Hydrogen they continue to have fusion reactions, starting with Helium and continuing with light elements, where the final product is mostly Iron.
     
  4. Apr 19, 2010 #3
    Re: Fusion

    That makes sense. Seems I should have figured that, with iron having the lowest pf and all. Thanks.
    dd
    :) think inversely :)
     
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