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Beta decay

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In nuclear physics, beta decay is a type of radioactive decay in which a beta ray and an ... An example of electron emission (β<sup>−</sup> decay) is the decay of carbon-14 in...

What Types of Radiation Are There? - Health Physics Society

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Examples of some alpha emitters: radium, radon, uranium, thorium. Beta Radiation Beta radiation is a light, short-range particle and is actually an ejected  ...

Types of Radiation: Gamma, Alpha, Neutron, Beta & X-Ray ...

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Ionizing radiation takes a few forms: Alpha, beta, and neutron particles, and gamma and X-rays. All types ... Alexander Litvinenko is a famous example. He was ...

Beta Radiation

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Beta decay is a radioactive process in which an electron is emitted from the ... For example, when rhenium-187 decays (which has a Z of 75) by beta decay, ...

Examples of Radiation

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Some examples of radiation make this concept much clearer. ... Radioactive decay's particles; Cosmic rays; Alpha rays; Beta rays; Medical imaging equipment ...

Beta Decay Examples - HyperPhysics

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Cobalt-60. The cobalt-60 isotope undergoes beta decay with a half-life of 5.24 years. This particular radioisotope is historically important for several reasons.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Types of radiation

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Radiation can be absorbed by substances in its path. For example, alpha radiation travels only a few centimetres in air, beta radiation travels tens of centimetres ...

Beta Emission - tb014.k12.sd.us

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The second type of radioactive emission is beta particle emission. ... For example , Carbon-14 is used to date ancient objects like mummies, and it decays by ...

Beta Decay - ChemTeacher

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Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) was the first person to coin the term beta radiation . He was born in New Zealand and became a professor at McGill University ...

Beta Particles - Universe Today

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Beta particles are electrons (symbol β-), or positrons (symbol β+), emitted in ... For example, <sup>18</sup>F (the fluorine-18 isotope) is used as a positron (β<sup>+</sup>) emitter in ...

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Beta Radiation

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Beta radiation can penetrate human skin to the "germinal layer," where new skin cells are produced. ... Examples of these are carbon-14, tritium, and sulfur-35. 5.

Types of Emissions | Radiation Information and Answers

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In air, beta particles can travel a few hundred times farther than alpha ... Examples of radioactive materials that give off beta particles are hydrogen-3 ( tritium), ...

ChemTeam: Writing Alpha and Beta Equations

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Writing Alpha and Beta Decay Equations. Return to ... Check it and compare the three points to the example. ... Here is an example of a beta decay equation:.