Journal of Defense Studies and Resource Management ISSN: 2324-9315

Scholarly research on Nuclear Weapon

Nuclear weapons are explosive devices those derive their destructive force from nuclear reactions. The reactions include fission or a combination of fission and fusion. The reactions release very huge quantities of energy which creates a mass destruction. There are two ways that nuclear energy can be released from an atom: In nuclear fission the nucleus of an atom is split into two smaller fragments by a neutron. This method usually involves isotopes of uranium. In Nuclear fusion two smaller atoms are brought together, usually hydrogen or its isotopes to form a larger one like helium isotopes. The hydrogen bomb uses nuclear fusion where as atomic bomb uses nuclear fission. Atomic bomb, a weapon of mass destruction that uses power released by the splitting of atomic nuclei. Energy is released when the neutrons split off from the nucleus. Weapons whose explosive output is exclusively from fission reactions are commonly referred to as atom bombs. Hydrogen bomb releases atomic energy by the union of light nuclei at high temperatures to form heavier atoms. Hydrogen bombs will have greater efficiency of destruction rather than an atomic bombs. Due to the high temperatures required to initiate a nuclear fusion reaction, the process is often referred to as a thermonuclear explosion and such fusion weapons are generally referred to as thermonuclear weapons. A scholarly article is based on original research or findings. Scholarly article is generally written by a researcher or expert in the field who is affiliated with an educational institution such as college or a university. Scholarly writings include footnotes or bibliography as references for the study. It also includes graphs or charts as illustrations as opposed to glossy pictures. In addition, articles that appear in scholarly journals or book that is published by academic presses are subject to a peer-review process, which means that other experts or specialist in the field would evaluate the quality and originality of the research as precondition of publication. Journal of Defense Studies & Resource Management emerges as a best indexed, hybrid journal with impact factor compared to other competitive journals focusing on nuclear weapon research by bringing up the recent research to global scientific community through its publications. The papers submitted are undergone through perfect plagiarism checks, later peer reviewed by the expert group and published after through revisions.

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