alpha irradiation

alpha irradiation

[′al·fə ir‚ād·ē′ā·shən]
(nucleonics)
Subjection of a substance to a flux of alpha particles.
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formerly PDL, and Actinium's proprietary patented technology to deliver high doses of alpha irradiation directly to cancer cells while largely sparing healthy tissues.
Previous studies have shown that Orbit's material can withstand high gamma and alpha irradiation without harm to the matrix or absorption by the polymer.