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more atoms have been replaced by a radioisotope so by virtue of its radioactive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 ... C decays b...
Radioactive substances that emit beta radiation or gamma radiation are used as
tracers in industry and hospitals. They're used to find out what is happening ...
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
The area above ground where a high intensity of beta radiation is detected will
pin point the ... Sodium 24 is an example of a radioisotope used in leak detection.
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
For the moment we'll say that alpha and beta radiation consist of tiny particles,
much .... Animation of how a gamma tracer can be used to see inside a patient.
... can be controlled by measuring how much beta radiation passes through the ...
With paper, or plastic, or aluminium foil, b rays are used, because a will not go ...
The most common tracer is called Technetium-99 and is very safe because it ...
Various radioactive decay series are used to measure the ages of materials ....
plastic film use radioisotope gauging with beta particles to measure the thickness
of the plastic film. ... Radioisotopes are used as tracers in many research areas.
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
Atoms which emit electromagnetic radiation or a particle by the spontaneous ...
Beta Particle (β) ... Radioactive tracers can be used to see how well organs in.