beta-ray emission

  • 1beta ray — noun radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay • Syn: ↑beta radiation, ↑electron radiation • Hypernyms: ↑corpuscular radiation, ↑particulate radiation, ↑ionizing radiation * * * noun …

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  • 2beta ray — Synonyms and related words: Becquerel ray, Grenz ray, Roentgen ray, X radiation, X ray, actinic ray, alpha radiation, alpha ray, anode ray, beta radiation, canal ray, cathode ray, cosmic radiation, cosmic ray, cosmic ray bombardment, electron… …

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  • 3beta ray microscope — a microscope that reveals emission of beta particles from a microscopic specimen by means of a scintillator …

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  • 4Beta decay — Nuclear physics Radioactive decay Nuclear fission Nuclear fusion Classical decays …

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  • 5beta particle — noun a high speed electron or positron emitted in the decay of a radioactive isotope • Hypernyms: ↑particle, ↑subatomic particle * * * ˈbeta particle 8 [beta particle beta particles] (also …

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  • 6Beta particle — Beta particles are high energy, high speed electrons or positrons emitted by certain types of radioactive nuclei such as potassium 40. The beta particles emitted are a form of ionizing radiation also known as beta rays. The production of beta… …

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  • 7X-ray astronomy — X rays start at 0.008 nm and extend across the electromagnetic spectrum to 8 nm, over which the Earth s atmosphere is opaque. X ray astronomy is an observational branch of astronomy which deals with the study of X ray observation and detection… …

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  • 8cathode ray — Synonyms and related words: Becquerel ray, Grenz ray, Roentgen ray, X radiation, X ray, actinic ray, alpha radiation, alpha ray, anode ray, beta radiation, beta ray, canal ray, cathode glow, collision emission, cosmic radiation, cosmic ray,… …

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  • 9electron emission — Synonyms and related words: Becquerel ray, Grenz ray, Roentgen ray, X radiation, X ray, actinic ray, alpha radiation, alpha ray, anode ray, beta radiation, beta ray, canal ray, cathode glow, cathode ray, collision emission, cosmic radiation,… …

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  • 10X ray — Synonyms and related words: Becquerel ray, ECG, EEG, EKG, Grenz ray, Photostat, Roentgen ray, X radiation, X ray movie, Xerox, actinic ray, actinism, alpha radiation, alpha ray, anode ray, atomic beam, atomic ray, beam, beam of light, beta… …

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  • 11gamma ray — Synonyms and related words: Becquerel ray, Grenz ray, Roentgen ray, X radiation, X ray, actinic ray, actinism, alpha radiation, alpha ray, anode ray, atomic beam, atomic ray, beam, beam of light, beta radiation, beta ray, canal ray, cathode ray,… …

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  • 12Gamma ray — Gamma rays (denoted as gamma;) are a form of electromagnetic radiation or light emission of frequencies produced by sub atomic particle interactions, such as electron positron annihilation or radioactive decay. Gamma rays are generally… …

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  • 13Field electron emission — It is requested that a diagram or diagrams be included in this article to improve its quality. For more information, refer to discussion on this page and/or the listing at Wikipedia:Requested images. Field emission (FE) (also known as field… …

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  • 14Formation evaluation gamma ray — In the field of formation evaluation, gamma ray log records natural radioactivity emission of formation. Measurement of natural emission of gamma rays in oil and gas wells are particularly helpful because shales and sandstones typically have… …

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  • 15Positron emission tomography — (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique which produces a three dimensional image or map of functional processes in the body. The system detects pairs of gamma rays emitted indirectly by a positron emitting radionuclide (tracer), which is… …

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  • 16Cathode ray — Cathode rays (also called an electron beam or e beam) are streams of electrons observed in vacuum tubes, i.e. evacuated glass tubes that are equipped with at least two electrodes, a cathode (negative electrode) and an anode (positive electrode)… …

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  • 17radioactivity — /ray dee oh ak tiv i tee/, n. Physics, Chem. the phenomenon, exhibited by and being a property of certain elements, of spontaneously emitting radiation resulting from changes in the nuclei of atoms of the element. Also called activity. [1895… …

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  • 18Radioactive decay — For particle decay in a more general context, see Particle decay. For more information on hazards of various kinds of radiation from decay, see Ionizing radiation. Radioactive redirects here. For other uses, see Radioactive (disambiguation).… …

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  • 19star — starless, adj. /stahr/, n., adj., v., starred, starring. n. 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astron. any of the large, self luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris,… …

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  • 20Nuclear fission — For the generation of electrical power by fission, see Nuclear power. Splitting the atom redirects here. For the EP, see Splitting the Atom. Nuclear physics Radioactive decay Nuclear fission Nuclear fusio …

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