NUCLEAR FISSION AND NUCLEAR FUSION REACTION
Differences between Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion Reaction
|S. No.||Nuclear Fission Reaction||Nuclear Fusion Reaction|
|1.||In nuclear fission, a heavy nucleus splits into light nuclei.||In nuclear fusion, two or more light nuclei combine to form a single heavy nucleus.|
|2.||This reaction is a chain reaction.||This reaction is not a chain reaction.|
|3.||This reaction is used to make atom bomb.||This reaction is used to make hydrogen bomb.|
|4.||This reaction does not require high temperature to take place.||This reaction requires high temperature to take place.|
|5.||This reaction can be controlled.||This reaction cannot be controlled.|
|6.||In this reaction large amount of nuclear waste is produced.||This reaction does not produce any nuclear waste.|
|7.||In this reaction the products formed are radioactive.||In this reaction the products formed are not radioactive.|
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