decay product


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decay product

[di′kā ‚prä·dəkt]
(nuclear physics)
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218]Po, a first generation decay product with a short half-life (3.
The determination of Rn-220 and its decay product in the environment may serve indirect measure of percent compound in the environment if a secular equilibrium is reached between thorium-232 and all its decay products.
While the uranium and radium in fluorosilicic acid are known carcinogens, two decay products of uranium are even more carcinogenic: radon-222 and polonium-210.
Radium decay product radionuclides, such as Pb and Po, are also much more particle reactive and less likely to be extracted through the unconventional drilling and hydraulic fracturing process than decay-series parent Ra isotopes.
Technetium-99m, the decay product of the radioisotope Mo-99, is used in approximately 80% of all nuclear medical diagnostic procedures in the United States.
To do so, they measured nickel-60, a decay product of iron-60, in eight meteorites known to have formed at different times during the first 3 million years of the solar system.
Magnesium makes a particularly good marker for planetary origins because, first, isotopes of magnesium can be separated during evaporation and condensation in the solar system and, second and more uniquely, one isotope of magnesium, Mg26, is a decay product of Al26, which existed in the early solar system for less than 5 million years.
Worse, a reanalysis of the original data showed no evidence of either element 118 or its decay product, element 116.