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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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In industries involving the production of materials with a specific thickness i.e. paper, plastic films, aluminium foil, steel etc beta radiations are used to measure  ...

GCSE Nuclear Radiation:Uses of radioactivity

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In paper mills, the thickness of the paper can be controlled by measuring how much beta radiation passes through the paper to a Geiger counter. The counter ...

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 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 Decay - HyperPhysics

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Beta particles are just electrons from the nucleus, the term "beta particle" being an historical term used in the early description of radioactivity. The high energy ...

Beta Particles - Universe Today

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Jan 18, 2010 ... Beta particles are electrons (symbol β-), or positrons (symbol β+), emitted ... Beta Particle Radiation is a good, introductory webpage (from 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.

USES radioisotopes medicine industry alpha beta gamma radiation ...

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Uses of Radioactive-isotopes emitting alpha, beta or gamma ionising radiation. Doc Brown's Chemistry KS4 science GCSE Physics Revision Notes.

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 ...