delayed gamma ray

delayed gamma ray

[di¦lād ′gam·ə ‚rā]
(nucleonics)
A gamma ray emitted during radioactive decay of a fission product.
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Delayed gamma rays of interest are generated over a period of tens of seconds, so the ability to record precise time of arrival is less important.
What's more, the burst contained delayed gamma rays with many times the energy of those previously detected.