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beta ray

[′bād·ə ‚rā]
(nuclear physics)
A stream of beta particles.
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After decay the nucleus does not always go to its ground state or least-energy state, and this can have an effect on the energy spectrum of the beta rays that is similar to the effect a small neutrino mass would have.
The burns are caused by direct exposure to beta rays, the utility added.
"Lutetium drug radiates beta rays and given the good features and qualities of the drug, it is used to treat different tumors," Kamran Ariana, a faculty member of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, said on Monday.
It is mostly shell model calculations that are carried out for the angular and energy distributions of the two beta rays for medium heavy nuclei.
These devices monitor and measures ionizing radiations such as X-rays, Beta rays, Gamma rays.
Therefore they are more penetrating than other types of radiation such as alpha and beta rays (Kova'cs and Keresztes 2002).There are several usages of nuclear techniques in agriculture.
Strontium-90, materials that emit beta rays and causes bone cancer, likewise hit 1.2 million becquerels, JIJI said, citing TEPCO.
About 10 tons of water may have leaked, the utility said, noting the pipe contained some 37 million becquerels per liter of radioactive substances that emit beta rays such as strontium-90 in a reading in August, against the legal limit of 30 becquerels for strontium-90.