Which Type of Ionizing Radiation Can Be Blocked by Clothing?

Answer

The type of lonizing radiation that can be blocked by clothing is called alpha radiation. This radiation is composed of elements that individually transport enough energy to release an electron from an atom and molecule. It does not travel far due to high temperatures.
Q&A Related to "Which Type of Ionizing Radiation Can Be Blocked..."
Alpha particle radiation can be stopped by just a few centimetres of air. Therefore, clothing will certainly block penetration. Potentially, low energy Beta radiation could also be
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_type_of_ionizing_r...
alpha particles
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200809...
The radiation one typically encounters is one of four types: alpha
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-are-the-4-type...
Most of the radiation produced in collisions will be absorbed by a few solid accelerator components, which may become activated with a range of radionuclides and of those that may
http://public-old.web.cern.ch/public-old/Content/C...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com