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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 ...

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Apr 24, 2017 ... Beta rays, also known as beta particles, are one of the three most common forms of radiation produced by radioactive materials; the other two ...

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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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Radioactive americium releases alpha radiation, which ionises the air inside 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 ...

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Beta radiation is a result of the ejection of charged particles from radioactive ... Basic properties of some beta-emitting radioisotopes commonly used in medicine .

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.

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 ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17762446

Radioisotopes that decay via beta emission are widely used in science and medicine, particularly in the field of oncology. PET imaging, which exploits the basic ...

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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 ...