A radioactive tracer, or radioactive label, is a chemical compound in which one or
more atoms have been replaced by a radioisotope so by virtue of its radioactive
decay it can be used to explore the...
Radioactive americium releases alpha radiation, which ionises the air inside the
... Beta radiation is used for tracers and monitoring the thickness of materials.
Nuclear radiation is used in medicine to sterilise equipment, to help in ...
Radioactive tracers are used to investigate a patient's body without the need for
surgery. ... to detect any gamma rays or beta particles that pass out of the
How can we use alpha particle radiation, beta particle radiation and gamma
radiation? ... Radioactive tracers can be used to diagnose some medical
Radioactive tracers can be used in medicine to detect internal bleeding. ... beta
emitter or a gamma emitter because both of these can penetrate body tissue and
be detected ... An alpha emitter cannot be used because the alpha particles
In some cases radiation can be used to treat diseased organs, or tumours. ...
nuclear medicine use radioactive tracers which emit gamma rays from within the
body. ... Lu-177 is essentially a low-energy beta-emitter (with some gamma) and
For the moment we'll say that alpha and beta radiation consist of tiny particles, ....
Simulation of how a gamma tracer can be used to find a leak in an oil pipeline.
in chemical tracers to help with medical diagnosis; to investigate chemical and ...
Emitters of beta radiation or gamma radiation are used because these types of ...
... paper can be controlled by measuring how much beta radiation passes
through the ... Even after it has been packaged, gamma rays can be used to kill
bacteria, ... The most common tracer is called Technetium-99 and is very safe
because it ...
For this reason, beta particles are used in many applications in a wide range of...
... Radioisotopes are commonly used as tracers in chemical and biological ...