Nuclear weapon design

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English: Nuclear weapon design concerns the internal components of a nuclear weapon which are responsible for their explosive output. Because actual nuclear weapon designs are military secrets, most drawings are somewhat speculative.

Design basics[edit]

Gun-type bombs[edit]

Implosion-type bombs[edit]

Hydrogen bomb/Teller-Ulam design[edit]

Photographs of warheads with some design information[edit]

Weapons-grade fissile materials[edit]

Historical documents[edit]