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A beta particle, sometimes called beta ray, denoted by the lower-case Greek letter beta is a ... Beta particles can be used to treat health conditions such as eye and bone cancer and are also used a...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Uses of radiation

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We're updating subjects as fast as we can. Visit ... Uses of beta radiation. Beta radiation is used to monitor the thickness of materials such as paper, plastic and  ...

Uses of Radioactivity, Beta Radiation in Leak Detection - Pass My ...

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At the source of the leak the intensity of the beta radiations will be high as no energy is lost ... Sodium 24 is an example of a radioisotope used in leak detection.

Uses for Beta Rays | eHow

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Radioisotopes -- chemicals that emit radiation -- are widely used in medicine. In a process known as brachytherapy, beta radioisotopes can be used to irradiate ...

Three Types of Radiation: The Properties and Uses of Alpha, Beta ...

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Jan 27, 2015 ... Alpha particles are most commonly used in smoke alarms. ... A particle of beta radiation can cause spontaneous mutation and cancer when it ...

Beta Decay - ChemTeacher

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Rutherford also determined that beta particles could be stopped only by a ... Carbon dating is used to date artifacts, wood, and animal remains by finding the ...

Types of Radiation: Gamma, Alpha, Neutron, Beta & X-Ray ...

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Having no mass or charge, gamma radiation can travel much farther through air than alpha or beta, losing (on average) half its energy for every 500 feet.

Beta Radiation - The Oncologist - AlphaMed Press

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Basic properties of some beta-emitting radioisotopes commonly used in ... Beta decay can occur in two forms: “beta minus” (upper) or “beta plus” (lower). In beta  ...

Types of radiation used to treat cancer | American Cancer Society

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Oct 27, 2014 ... The types of radiation used to treat cancer are forms of ionizing radiation. ... Ionizing radiation can be sorted into 2 major types: ... radiation (such as electrons , protons, neutrons, carbon ions, alpha particles, and beta particles).

NRC: Radiation Basics

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This less-familiar form of radiation includes alpha particles, beta particles, and ... This radiation can be emitted in the form of positively charged alpha particles, ... This is the isotope that is used as fuel in commercial nuclear power plants.

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Uses of radiation

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We're updating subjects as fast as we can. Visit ... Uses of beta radiation. Beta radiation is used for tracers and monitoring the thickness of materials. Doctors ...

Alpha, beta and gamma radiation - penetration, uses and dangers

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We'll see how their different properties affect what they can be used for and in what ways ... For the moment we'll say that alpha and beta radiation consist of tiny ...

USES radioisotopes medicine industry alpha beta gamma radiation ...

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How can we use alpha particle radiation, beta particle radiation and gamma radiation ... Gamma and beta emitting radioisotopes are extensively used in medical ...