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Offline Rennhack

Gamma Rays
« on: Nov 23, 2005, 11:51 »
Gamma rays are electromagnetic waves or photons emitted from the nucleus (center) of an atom.

Offline Rennhack

Re: Gamma Rays
« Reply #1 on: Nov 28, 2005, 10:58 »
High-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted by certain radionuclides when their nuclei transition from a higher to a lower energy state.  These rays have high energy and a short wave length.  All gamma rays emitted from a given isotope have the same energy, a characteristic that enables scientists to identify which gamma emitters are present in a sample.  Gamma rays are very similar to x-rays.


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