Uses of Radiation

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Smoke Detectors usually contain a...
small radioactive source
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This emits a stream of...
highly ionising alpha particles
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An electronic detector attracts the ions and...
and measures how many are being produced by detecting them as a current
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It absorbs many of the ions and this...
reduces the ionisation current
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If the drop is large, due to thick smoke for e.g....
the siren sounds
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Certain radioactive isotopes can be inserted into our...
bodies
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Unfortunately, the cel's DNA is damaged but remainsable to...
reproduce itself in it's modified form which could become malignant and turn into cancer
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Damage is doen because the radiation creates...
ions withing the atoms of the tissue
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Food can be exposed to a high dose of...
gamma rays which will kill all microbes, keeping the food fresh for longer
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Irradiation involves things to be sterilised without...
damaging the object itself
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highly ionising alpha particles

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This emits a stream of...

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and measures how many are being produced by detecting them as a current

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Card 4

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reduces the ionisation current

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Card 5

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the siren sounds

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