Alpha, Beta & Gamma Rays - Nuclear Fission and Fusion - P2.5

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Alpha, Beta & Gamma rays are ionizing radiations emitted from unstable nuclei in a random process.

The more ionising the radiation is, the less pentrating it is.

Alpha Particles

  • Alpha particles are equivalent to a helium nucleus in that it contains two protons and two neutrons. 
  • Alpha particles have no electrons and so have a…


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