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Isotope Decay
The graphics show all the known products of the decay of an isotope. Tooltips show the lifetime in seconds and the observed decay modes.
Contributed by:
Enrique Zeleny
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Let n- and n+ indicate a decrease or increase in the number of neutrons and similarly define p- and p+ for protons. A blue arrow represents decays of the kind n-, n+p-, or n-p+; red arrows represent p- or n-p-.
RELATED LINKS
Alpha Decay
(
ScienceWorld
)
Beta Decay
(
ScienceWorld
)
Double Beta Decay
(
ScienceWorld
)
Isotope
(
ScienceWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Enrique Zeleny
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Isotope Decay
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/IsotopeDecay/
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Published: August 13, 2008
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