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Name: Introduction to Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics
ID: m42620
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Define radioactivity.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Alpha decay, Alpha particle, Alpha rays, Antimatter, Atomic mass, Atomic number, Barrier penetration, Beta decay, Beta rays, Binding energy, Chart of the nuclides, Daughters, Decay, Decay constant, Decay equation, Decay series, Electron capture, Electron capture equation, Electron’s antineutrino, Electron’s neutrino, Gamma decay, Gamma rays, Geiger tube, Half-life, Ionizing radiation, Isotopes, Magic numbers, Neutrino, Neutron, Nuclear decay, Nuclear force, Nuclear radiation, Nuclear reaction energy, Nucleons, Nucleus, Nuclide, Parent, Photomultiplier, Positron decay, Protons, Quantum mechanical tunneling, Radiation, Radiation detector, Radioactive dating, Radioactivity, Radius of a nucleus, Range of radiation, Scintillators, Solid-state radiation detectors, Tunneling
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org), OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:30 am -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 4, 2012 4:48 pm -0500

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Version: 1.2 Jun 4, 2012 4:48 pm -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:40 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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