alpha radiation


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Synonyms for alpha radiation

the radiation of alpha particles during radioactive decay

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The transformation of the public procurement is the delivery of the Alpha Radiation Detection Routes, the Beta Detection Routes and the Neutron Detection Routes.
Dr Cary and Dr Swift agreed there was no record of such alpha radiation poisoning in the world previously and without its discovery before his death, they would not have tested, or been prepared for it.
Lead pathologist Nat Cary said without that, the cause of death would not have been discovered in a post-mortem, adding he was unaware of any other case of someone being poisoned with alpha radiation in Britain, and probably the world.
The alpha radiation causes a double strand break in the DNA of the cell.
Knowing the distance to the quasar, the researchers calculated the wavelength for Lyman alpha radiation from that distance and built a special filter for LRIS to get an image at that wavelength.
In the United States, compliance is assessed indirectly by analyzing the U activity and the gross alpha radioactivity (GAR), a measure of emitted alpha radiation that does not identify the specific isotopes involved.
The sample was air-dried at room temperature for three days; a dental drill was used to strip around 50 [+ or -] 5 [micro]m from the inside and outside of the enamel surface to ensure that alpha radiation had no effect.
that alpha radiation is more harmful than beta and gamma radiation.
Alpha radiation of helium nuclei is harmful but loses kinetic energy easily, limiting its sphere to a few centimeters in the air.
Here we are interested in where during the slowing down process Lyman alpha radiation is produced.
Wherever a 114 atom lands, its nucleus will decay within seconds, releasing alpha radiation.
21) Adding a very small (1-2 mGy) gamma-ray dose to the protracted alpha radiation dose prevented alpha-radiation-induced lung cancers in rats that inhaled the alpha-emitting radionuclide plutonium-239 in an insoluble dioxide form, [sup.