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How much better would metallic hydrogen be than conventional explosives?

Yes, but the chemistry is irrelevant. You (are hypothesized to) need about 60 million pounds per square inch to contain metallic hydrogen. Suppose you have 10 cubic inches of hand grenade (or 10 cubic ...
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How much better would metallic hydrogen be than conventional explosives?

I don't believe that metallic hydrogen would be a good 'explosive' to use against armoured targets despite its likely effectiveness against unarmoured targets. The trouble with metallic hydrogen is ...
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