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Beta particle - Wikipedia

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A beta particle, sometimes called beta ray, denoted by the lower-case Greek letter beta is a ... However, this does not mean that beta-emitting isotopes can be completely shielded by such thin shiel...

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 Decay

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Aug 9, 2000 ... In beta minus decay, a neutron decays into a proton, an electron, and an ... a hydrogen nucleus with or without an electron, does not decay.

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 ...

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  ...

What is Beta Radiation? - Universe Today

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Dec 24, 2015 ... Beta radiation is radiation due to beta particles, which are electrons (or, sometimes, positrons); mostly, when you come across the words 'beta radiation', ... Like Tammy, I do like my coffee, European strength please. Contact ...

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).

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Radioactive atoms

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When an unstable nucleus decays, there are three ways that it can do so. It may give out: ... You need to know the effect of alpha and beta decay on the nucleus.

Beta Radiation

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Characteristics of Beta Radiation. 1. Beta radiation may travel meters in air and is moderately penetrating. 2. Beta radiation can penetrate human skin to the ...

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 ...