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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_particle

A beta particle, sometimes called beta ray, denoted by the lower-case Greek letter beta is a high-energy, high-speed electron or positron ...

sciencing.com/uses-beta-rays-8278087.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... The moderate penetrating power of these particles gives them some useful properties. For this reason, beta particles are used in many ...

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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 ...

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Smoke from a fire absorbs alpha radiation, altering the ionisation and triggering the ... Beta radiation is used for tracers and monitoring the thickness of materials.

www.quora.com/What-are-the-most-important-uses-for-alpha-beta-and-gamma-radiation

Gamma rays have a range of uses, Gamma rays are used for killing things, for example in teletherapy they are used to kill cancer tissue by ...

www.quora.com/What-are-beta-rays-and-what-are-they-used-for

Beta rays are fast moving electrons. They typically have energies in the range of a few hundred keV to several MeV. Since electrons are might lighter than he...

www.furryelephant.com/content/radioactivity/alpha-beta-gamma-radiation

Animated lesson with interactive activities, simulations and adaptive test introducing penetration, uses and dangers of alpha, beta and gamma radiation.

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(This was before Becquerel had discovered beta particles were electrons.) ... Carbon dating is used to date artifacts, wood, and animal remains by finding the ...

owlcation.com/stem/The-Three-Types-of-Radiation

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 ...