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    Basically, I've worked out the binding energy for deuterium-tritium fusion and for deuterium-helium-3 fusion, and I'd like to compare the coulomb barriers. I know the equation is U=(kQq)/r or U=(kZze^2)/r as its just electrical potential, however both fusion reactions would therefore have the same coulomb barrier because of the same amount of protons and thus charge?? I thought deuterium-helium-3 had a higher coulomb barrier? How do I show this?
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

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