beta radiation

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Noun1.beta radiation - radiation of beta particles during radioactive decaybeta radiation - radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay
ionizing radiation - high-energy radiation capable of producing ionization in substances through which it passes
corpuscular radiation, particulate radiation - a stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons)
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If the beta radiation source is too thick, the electrons it emits cannot escape it.
The activated nickel nucleus emits two gamma ray photons with energies of 1.17 mega-electron volts (MeV) and 1.33 MeV,5-7 resulting in an average beam energy of 1.25 MeV and the soft beta radiation is simply filtered out by approximately 0.16 mm of steel sheet.
THERMOLAST M compounds can conform to cleanroom processing standards andcan be sterilized using standard techniques such as gamma or beta radiation, ethylene oxide or steam.
Park and Joo developed an underwater beta radiation monitoring sensor using a CaF2 : Eu, YAG:Ce, YAP: Ce scintillator [5].
Also, there was no beta radiation in the surrounding areas, they said.
The nuclear medicine/radiopharmaceuticals global market by type is segmented into diagnostics which includes SPECT and PET and therapeutics, which include alpha radiation therapy, beta radiation therapy and brachytherapy.
The intracavitary irradiation approach is achieved using beta radiation emitting radioisotopes such as [sup.90]Y, [sup.186]Re, and [sup.32]P applied into the cyst using stereotactic or neuroendoscopic approaches [4, 10, 11].
Beta radiation is a particulate radiation consisting of high-speed electrons, which are rapidly attenuated by biological tissues (2 MeV beta particles have a range of only 1cm in water) (LOMMATZSCH, 1977; REBHUN, 1990; KIRWAN et al., 2003; DONALDSON et al., 2006).
Adjunctive beta radiation applied during and following surgery was introduced, and became standard of care, in 2002.