Isotope Decay

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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 (August 2008)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



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-.

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