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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
High-energy electrons emitted by certain types of radioactive nuclei such as potassium-40.
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High-energy electrons (from some keV to some MeV) emitted by certain types of radioactive isotopes, called beta emitters, such as carbon 14, potassium 40.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 15:08, 15 August 2013

Description

High-energy electrons (from some keV to some MeV) emitted by certain types of radioactive isotopes, called beta emitters, such as carbon 14, potassium 40.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Beta-Teilchen (Deut.); particules bêta (Fr.); rayonnement bêta (Fr.); beta rays; beta particles; positrons

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