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Radioactive decay

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Radioactive decay, also known as nuclear decay or radioactivity, is the process by which the nucleus of an unstable atom loses energy by emitting radiation, ...

Radioactive Decay

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Gamma Decay, Spontaneous Fission, Neutron-Rich Versus Neutron-Poor Nuclides. Binding Energy Calculations, The Kinetics of Radioactive Decay, Dating By ...

The Process of Natural Radioactive Decay - For Dummies

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Certain naturally occurring radioactive isotopes are unstable: Their nucleus breaks apart, undergoing nuclear decay. Sometimes the product of that nuclear ...

Radioactivity - HyperPhysics

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Radioactive decay rates are normally stated in terms of their half-lives, and the half-life of a given nuclear species is related to its radiation risk. The different ...

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Dec 29, 2010 ... Mr. Andersen explains why radiation occurs and describes the major types of radiation. He also shows how alpha, beta, and gamma radiation ...

Types of Radioactive Decay and Their Effect on the Nucleus - Video ...

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What is meant by the term 'radioactive'? In this lesson we will break down the three main types of nuclear decay particles and discuss their...

Radioactive Decay - SERC

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Aug 12, 2008 ... Radioactivity and radioactive decay are spontaneous processes. Students often struggle with this concept; therefore, it should be stressed that ...

Radioactive Decay - How Nuclear Radiation Works | HowStuffWorks

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Americium-241, a radioactive element best known for its use in smoke detectors, is a good example of an element that undergoes alpha decay.

Types of Radioactive Decay - Boise State University

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There are three main types of radioactive decay: alpha, beta, and gamma. Let's pause here a minute to define "decay." When an element decays the parent ...

Radioactive Decay: A Sweet Simulation of a Half-life - Science ...

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This lesson simulates radioactive decay to develop the understanding of what we mean by half-life.

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Types of decay | Radioactive decay | Khan Academy

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Alpha, Beta, Gamma Decay and Positron Emission.

Radioactive Decay - NDE/NDT Resource Center

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Discuss the two forms of radiation that can be released due to radioactive decay. ... Radioactive decay is the spontaneous breakdown of an atomic nucleus ...

Radioactive Half-Life - HyperPhysics

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The radioactive half-life for a given radioisotope is a measure of the tendency of the nucleus to "decay" or "disintegrate" and as such is based purely upon that ...