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

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Uses of beta radiation. Beta radiation is used to monitor the thickness of materials such as paper, plastic and aluminium. The thicker the material, the more ...

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Uses of beta radiation. Beta radiation is used for tracers and monitoring the thickness of materials. Doctors may use radioactive chemicals called tracers for ...

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 ...

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.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.

www.passmyexams.co.uk/GCSE/physics/beta-radiation-in-leak-detection.html

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 ...

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 ...

jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/326567

Beta radiation from radium, radon, and radium D-E has been used in the treatment of certain external ocular conditions for about 40 years because of the relativ.