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Definition of the noun alpha decay
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- radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus that is accompanied by the emission of an alpha particle
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by New York Academy of Sciences, Timothy M. Kusky
Alpha decay of an atomic nucleus produces alpha particles that are the most ionizing form of radioactive radiation, consisting of two neutrons and two protons with two positive charges, and are heavy, slow-moving particles. Beta decay of a ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
alpha decay The radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus by emission of an alpha particle (two protons ...
by Dipak K. Basu
Gamow factor In the alpha decay of heavy elements, the alpha particle must penetrate a Couloumb barrier.
by Jasvinder Singh
Alpha Decay : A form of radioactive decay in which a nucleus spontaneously emits an alpha particle. During alpha decay, the atomic number of the element is reduced by 2 and the atomic weight by 4. (Also see alpha particle). Alpha Particle ...
Dictionary of Physics (2014)
by Michael Chapple
alpha decay is the spontaneous emission of an alpha particle from a nucleus. The general equation for alpha particle decay is : zx-£Y + > where X is the parent nuclide and Y is the daughter nuclide. Alpha ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (2014)
by Andrew Hunt
alpha decay is the emission of an alpha particle from the nucleus of an atom of a radioactive element. Alpha decay produces an atom of an element two places to the left in the periodic ...
Subject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)
by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division
Islam — Charities Alpha decay x Decay, Alpha xx Alpha rays Radioisotopes — Decay Alpha globulin xx Globulin Alpha rays t sa Alpha decay Alphabet (in religion, folk-lore, etc.) t sa Hebrew language — Alphabet (in religion, folk-lore, etc.) ...
by John Daintith
alpha decay A type of radioactive decay in which the unstable nucleus emits a helium nucleus. The resulting nuclide has a mass ...
by Chris Park, Michael Allaby
alpha decay Process of radioactive decay in which the nucleus of an atom emits an *alpha particle.
by Peter J. Gosling
alpha decay (radiology) RADIOACTIVE DISINTEGRATION of a substance with the emission of ALPHA PARTICLES.
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