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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Contract notice: Detection paths of alpha radiation, Beta radiation and neutrons
25 MeV and the soft beta radiation is simply filtered out by approximately 0.
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.
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.
Adjunctive beta radiation applied during and following surgery was introduced, and became standard of care, in 2002.
Preliminary screening of soils at the back door of the lab facility has detected beta radiation at elevated levels.
Tepco said last week that groundwater drawn from a monitoring well last July contained a record 5 million becquerels per litre of dangerous radioactive strontium-90 -- more than five times the total beta radiation reading of 900,000 becquerels per litre recorded in the well, which is around 25 metres from the ocean.
A record high 140,000 becquerels per litre of beta radiation was detected, compared with 59,000 becquerels on the previous day, the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station said.
The Osaka-based manufacturers say the garment can stop the harmful beta radiation 100%.
The water collected on Monday also contained 890,000 becquerels of substances that include strontium, which emits beta radiation, compared with 900,000 becquerels found in groundwater sampled from the well on Friday, the report added.
Beta radiation has a track record of successful use in the coronary arteries, and is easy to handle: No special radiation protection is required.