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Beta particle

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

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Uses of radiation

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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 ...

Uses of Radioactivity, Beta Radiation in Thickness Control - Pass My ...

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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  ...

Uses of Radioactivity, Beta Radiation in Leak Detection - Pass My ...

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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 small ...

Three Types of Radiation: The Properties and Uses of Alpha, Beta ...

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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 ...

Beta Decay - ChemTeacher

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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 ...

Beta decay in science and medicine. - NCBI

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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 ...

Properties radiation alpha beta gamma neutrons positron electric ...

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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 - The Oncologist - AlphaMed Press

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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 .

Beta Radiation

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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 ...

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Uses of radiation

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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.

Alpha, beta and gamma radiation - penetration, uses and dangers

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

Uses for Beta Rays | eHow

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Uses for Beta Rays. Beta rays, also known as beta particles, are one of the three most common forms of radiation produced by radioactive materials; the other ...