delta ray

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an electron ejected from matter by ionizing radiation

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However, the Delta Ray spectrometer is a laser-based system that optically measures isotope ratios.
Some of those electrons are hit hard enough to go off laterally (making tracks called delta rays) and penetrate cells not hit by the primary ion beam, where they may do some damage.