I Looking for papers addressing the (short-lived) suggestion that the first atomic bomb could "ignite the atmosphere"

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Hans Bethe mentioned that Konopinski showed that it was impossible to set hydrogen and to set the atmosphere on fire with an atomic bomb and wrote one or two "very good" papers on it that put the question to rest. I'm looking for these papers.
I recently looked at a transcript of a 1991 interview of Hans Bethe, where he recalled the suggestion that an atomic bomb could ignite the air.

"Teller at Los Alamos put a very good calculator on this problem, [Emil] Konopinski, who was an expert on weak interactors, and Konopinski together with [inaudible] showed that it was incredibly impossible to set the hydrogen, to set the atmosphere on fire. They wrote one or two very good papers on it, and that put the question really at rest."

I'm having a hard time finding any record of these papers, so I'm curious if these papers exist and if they were ever released to the public, or if Hans Bethe may have mistakenly identified Konopinski as an author.

Thanks for any guidance, or suggestions for related academic publications.

As far as attempting to rederive their results myself goes, I would like to mention that I am an undergraduate, and this problem seems nontrivial, especially for someone with little experience in the subfield.
 

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