electron radiation


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Noun1.electron radiation - radiation of beta particles during radioactive decayelectron 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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Electron beam accelerators are machines that produce beams of electron radiation that can be used for cleaning wastewater, among other things (see box below).
This method has higher efficiency but less cost in comparison with methods such as vapor deposition by using electron radiation.
Regarding the electron radiation, apart from the magnetic field also the circular polarization of the electromagnetic wave drives the electrons to fast rotating motions, therefore the emitted radiation is dominantly cyclotron.
The metal had apparently leaked from a malleable metal pad made of silicone-wrapped tungsten that was used to protect her healthy skin during a high dose of electron radiation.
A review of the reports showed that linear accelerators--machines that deliver a concentrated beam of electron radiation directly to the tumors--accounted for 74% of the complaints.
Superficial cancerous lesions are commonly treated through low energy X-ray or electron radiation in radiotherapy (Khan, 2003).
This is an FDA-approved mobile Intraoperative Electron Radiation (IOERT) machine that is wheeled into the operating room.
ii) The spectral radiation is a single monochromatic electromagnetic wave emitted in forward direction of the orbiting electron at the point (A) it comes off orbit n + 1, as based on observations for decelerating electron radiation in a storage ring in synchrotron experiments [4], which is no different from an orbiting atomic electron except for its macroscopic orbital size.
Because ESCA's photons are generally less damaging to "fragile surfaces," it also is valuable for analyzing organic materials, such as polymers, which are subject to electron radiation damage.
Early chapters deal with the sources of gamma and electron radiation, which are the two most common types used in radiation processing applications, and the manner in which they interact with matter.

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