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    Advantages of Fusion Reactors

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    Why are scientists spending a great deal of effort to build a fusion reactor even though it would operate at a very high temperature that could be difficult to reach and maintain?

    Radioisotopes in nuclear medicine are desirable to have shorter half-lives. Why?

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    Advantages of Fusion reactor can be outlined as follows:-
    1. Amount of nuclear waste will be very less in comparison to fission reactor
    2. Fusions ...

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    Though fusion reactor operates at very high temperature, it has several advantages over the fission reactors. Unlike fission reactor, fusion reactor cannot go supercritical like atomic bomb which is one of the biggest advantage.