A beta particle, sometimes called beta ray, denoted by the lower-case Greek
letter beta is a high-energy, high-speed electron or positron ...
Beta radiation is used to monitor the thickness of materials such as paper, plastic
and aluminium. The thicker the material, the more radiation is absorbed and ...
Beta Radiation in Thickness Control. In industries involving the production of
materials with a specific thickness i.e. paper, plastic films, aluminium foil, steel etc
Beta Radiation in Leak Detection. Leaks in underground pipelines can be
detected by the injection of a radioactive isotope. This is achieved by adding a
Jan 27, 2015 ... When atoms decay, they emit three types of radiation, alpha, beta and gamma.
The alpha and beta radiation consist of actual matter that shoots ...
(This was before Becquerel had discovered beta particles were electrons.) ...
Carbon dating is used to date artifacts, wood, and animal remains by finding the ...
Radioisotopes that decay via beta emission are widely used in science and
medicine, particularly in the field of oncology. PET imaging, which exploits the
Describes of the properties of alpha particle radiation, beta particle radiation and
... page for uses of radioactive Isotopes emitting alpha, beta or gamma radiation.
Beta radiation is a result of the ejection of charged particles from radioactive ...
Basic properties of some beta-emitting radioisotopes commonly used in medicine
Characteristics of Beta Radiation. 1. Beta radiation may travel meters in air and is
moderately penetrating. 2. Beta radiation can penetrate human skin to the ...