Critical mass

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  • The minimum mass of a particular fissionable nuclide in a given volume required to sustain a nuclear chain reaction.
  • The smallest mass of fissionable material that will support a self-sustaining chain reaction. Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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