PHYS - Nuclear Fission vs. Nuclear Fusion
Physics, fission, fusion - IBDP | DSE | GCE | IAL | AP Physics
For IGCSE Physics, it is important that you know the difference between nuclear fission and fusion.
- the process of splitting a large nucleus into smaller nucleus
- used as energy source to generate electricity in nuclear power plants
The design of nuclear power plants can be found here.
- the process of fusing two small, light nuclei into one larger nucleus
- form of energy release in the Sun and other stars
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