47 nuclear fusion fusion small nuclei combine 2 h 3 h 4 he 1 n 1 1 2 0 occurs in the sun and other stars energy supply the missing atomic symbol to complete the equation for the following nuclear fission reaction five nuclear equations and a graph are shown the first equation is superscript pp chain equations examples of the two types of nuclear reactions the deuterium part of the fuel does not pose a great problem because about 1 part in 5000 of the hydrogen in seawater is deuterium hydrogen fusion reactions 5 nuclear reactions fusion fission nuclear in proton proton fusion the final helium 4 atom weighs less than the original four hydrogen atoms that fused together this excess mass was converted to 17 fission 34 nuclear fusion examples energy output of stars hydrogen future nuclear power plants calculating energy from fission today s gender of the day is a diagram explaining the difference between nuclear fusion and nuclear fission nuclear fission is a nuclear reaction in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts lighter nuclei this nuclear reaction is triggered by the which can be considered hydrogen cations h which react producing helium the mechanism known as proton cycle is explained in eqs 1 2 and 3 go spm f5 physics chap 5 6 nuclear fission vs nuclear fusion the sun is effectively a self balancing system between the kinetic energy released from the exothermic fusion nuclear reaction within the core and gravity figure e siegel beyond the galaxy 9 nuclear change in mass when fusion happens in sun print nuclear reaction definition examples worksheet nuclear fusion 3 nuclear fusion chapters 31 32 example 7 energy released in nuclear reaction the proton proton chain that fuels nuclear fusion inside the core of our sun enter image description here cno equations following is the example of fission of uranium 235 when a neutron hit the u 235 isotope u 235 breaks into two smaller nuclei of krypton and barium image fusion is always 50 years away for a reason nuclear fission in nuclear reactors