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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 .... and will continue as long as the tritium exists (and the phosphors do not themselves chemically chan...

GCSE PHYSICS - What is a Beta Particle? - What are the Properties ...

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(ii) beta particles are less ionising than alpha particles but more ionising than gamma rays. Where do Beta Particles come from? Beta particles may be emitted  ...

Beta Radiation

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Beta decay is a radioactive process in which an electron is emitted from the nucleus ... rich” (i.e. have a lot more neutrons in their nucleus than they do protons).

Alpha, Beta and Gamma Rays - Pass My Exams: Easy exam ...

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Radioactivity. Radioactivity is the process in which unstable atomic nuclei spontaneously decompose to form nuclei with a higher stability by the release of  ...

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 ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Types of radiation

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Radioactive substances give out radiation all of the time. There are three types of nuclear radiation: alpha, beta and gamma. Alpha is the least penetrating, while ...

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

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Gamma radiation, unlike alpha or beta, does not consist of any particles, ... to gamma radiation, with the primary difference being that they originate from the ...

NRC: Radiation Basics

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This less-familiar form of radiation includes alpha particles, beta particles, and ... deposits energy in the materials through which it passes, but it does not have ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize Science - Radioactive decay : Revision

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You need to know the effect of alpha and beta decay on the nucleus. The nucleus of an ... In Beta (β-) decay, a neutron changes into a proton plus an electron.

BBC Bitesize - GCSE Physics - Properties of radiation - Revision 1

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Radioactive particles decay and release alpha, beta and gamma radiation. ... These electrons have not come from the electron shells or energy levels around ...

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Types of Emissions | Radiation Information and Answers

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Alpha particles are a type of radiation that do not travel very far, do not pass through ... Examples of radioactive materials that give off beta particles are hydrogen-3 ... Gamma rays come from the nucleus of an atom while x rays come from the ...

Beta Decay

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Beta decay occurs when, in a nucleus with too many protons or too many neutrons, ... proton, a hydrogen nucleus with or without an electron, does not decay.

Where does Beta Particles come from - Answers

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Beta particles are emitted from the nucleus of a radioactive element. They have the same mass and charge as the electron (negative Beta's), and sometimes ...