aneutronic reaction

aneutronic reaction

[¦ā·nü¦trän·ik rē′ak·shən]
(nuclear physics)
A nuclear reaction generating so few neutrons that its neutronicism is less than 0.01.
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But in an aneutronic reaction (for example, deuterium and helium-3), the energy comes off with protons.