Fusion energy

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Fusion energy --> binding energy

(Science: chemistry, radiobiology) The binding energy of a nucleus is the minimum energy required to dissociate it into its component neutrons and protons. Neutron or proton binding energies are those required to remove a neutron or proton, respectively, from a nucleus. Electron binding energy is that required to remove an electron from an atom or a molecule.