decay chain


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decay chain

[di′kā ‚chān]
(nuclear physics)
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Radon, produced as part of the natural decay chain of the commonest uranium isotope, occurs to some extent everywhere.
Subsequent investigation identified several members of the uranium-238 decay chain, including 10 Bq/[g.
Radon is a radioactive gas, intermediate in the decay chain of uranium, found throughout the earth's crust.
All the isotopes in the decay chain from our claim, you can forget about," he says.