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ERIC Number: EJ277091
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
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Effects of Nuclear Weapons.
Sartori, Leo
Physics Today, v36 n3 p32-38,40-41 Mar 1983
Fundamental principles governing nuclear explosions and their effects are discussed, including three components of a nuclear explosion (thermal radiation, shock wave, nuclear radiation). Describes how effects of these components depend on the weapon's yield, its height of burst, and distance of detonation point. Includes effects of three hypothetical explosions. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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