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Alpha decay

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Alpha decay or α-decay is a type of radioactive decay in which an atomic nucleus emits an alpha particle (helium nucleus) and thereby transforms or 'decays' ...

Alpha Decay - PhET

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Watch alpha particles escape from a polonium nucleus, causing radioactive alpha decay. See how random decay times relate to the half life.

Glossary Term - Alpha Decay - Science Education at Jefferson Lab

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Alpha decay is one process that unstable atoms can use to become more stable. During alpha decay, an atom's nucleus sheds two protons and two neutrons in ...

ChemTeam: Writing Alpha and Beta Equations

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Alpha Decay. In 1899, Ernest Rutherford wrote the following words: "These experiments show that the uranium radiation is complex and that there are present at ...

Alpha Decay - Boundless

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Learn more about alpha decay in the Boundless open textbook.

Radioactivity - HyperPhysics

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... kind of radiation. The most common types of radiation are called alpha, beta, and gamma radiation, but there are several other varieties of radioactive decay.

alpha decay | physics | Britannica.com

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Alpha decay, type of radioactive disintegration in which some unstable atomic nuclei dissipate excess energy by spontaneously ejecting an alpha particle.

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Dec 22, 2011 ... To see all my Chemistry videos, check out http://socratic.org/chemistry Alpha decay is a type of radioactive (nuclear) decay. Here, I explain what ...

Alpha Decay

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During alpha decay the atomic number is reduced by two units and the mass number by four units. For example, alpha decay generates Rn-222 with the atomic ...

Alpha Decay - ChemTeacher

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Smoke detectors work by alpha decay. Americium-241 is inside smoke detectors, and when smoke particles enter the detector the alpha particles released by ...

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Alpha Decay

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In alpha decay, shown in Fig. 3-3, the nucleus emits a 4He nucleus, an alpha particle. Alpha decay occurs most often in massive nuclei that have too large a ...

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Alpha decay is a radioactive process in which a particle with two neutrons and two protons is ejected from the nucleus of a radioactive atom. The particle is ...

Alpha Decay

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