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==Fission Weapons==
==Fission Weapons==
* Criticality - subcritical - supercritical - prompt criticality - critcial insertion time - insertion (gun-type) method - spontaneous fission - implosion method
* Criticality - subcritical - supercritical - prompt criticality - critcial insertion time - insertion (gun-type) method - spontaneous fission - implosion method
* Th233 - U233 - U235 - U238 - Pu249 - Pu240 - minor actinides - transuranics
* Th232 - U233 - U235 - U238 - Pu249 - Pu240 - minor actinides - transuranics - fissile, fissionable
* Enrichment levels - enrichment methods - degradation - downblending
* Enrichment levels - enrichment methods - degradation - downblending
* Neutron sources - prompt neutrons - delayed neutrons - initiator design
* Neutron sources - prompt neutrons - delayed neutrons - fast neutrons - slow neutrons - initiator design
* High explosives, Taylor-Releigh instabilities - assembly geometry
* High explosives, Taylor-Releigh instabilities - assembly geometry