Short chain reaction that follows fission of uranium or plutonium due to high ratio of neutrons-protons in the formed atoms (which makes them unstable). Stability is achieved via neutron emission or via emission of a series of beta particles.
What is ATOMIC BOMB FISSION CHAIN?
ATOMIC BOMB FISSION CHAIN: "Atomic bomb fission chain is a short reaction due to instability of the formed atoms. "
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