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An isotope of cesium with atomic mass number of 137; emits negative beta particles and has a half-life of 30 years; offers promise as an encapsulated radiation source for therapeutic and other purposes. Also known as radiocesium.
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This growing site falls into an increased radioactive contamination patch--prior to the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP), the specific activity of 137 Cs
in the soil was 12-26 Bq/kg.