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Radioactive isotopes.

J. Th. van der Werff

Radioactive isotopes.

Their general biological and medical applications

by J. Th. van der Werff

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Published by Centrex in Eindhoven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioisotope scanning.,
  • Radiobiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J. Th. van der Werff. [Translated by C.J. Mantle].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC78.7.R4 W43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 126 p., 9 p. of photos.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5584083M
    LC Control Number67101025
    OCLC/WorldCa1059348

    Read chapter 1 INTRODUCTION: Radioactive isotopes and enriched stable isotopes are used widely in medicine, agriculture, industry, and science, where th. Radioactive isotopes have the same chemical properties as stable isotopes of the same element, but they emit radiation, which can be detected. If we replace one (or more) atom(s) with radioisotope(s) in a compound, we can track them by monitoring their radioactive emissions. This type of compound is called a radioactive tracer (or radioactive Author: OpenStax.

    College Physics B | Selected Radioactive Isotopes. Table of contents. My highlights Print Buy book. Table of contents. Preface; OpenStax book covers, OpenStax CNX name, and OpenStax CNX logo are not subject to the Creative Commons license and may not be reproduced without the prior and express written consent of Rice University. where dN/dt is the rate of decay of a radioactive isotope, N is the present amount of a radioactive isotope (called the parent) in a sample, [0] is the amount of parent isotope in the sample at the time of its formation, t is the age of the sample, and [lambda] is the decay constant of the parent isotope.

    all short-lived radioactive nuclei have decayed during the history of the Earth. There are approximately stable isotopes and 50 naturally occurring radioisotopes (radioactive isotopes). Thousands of other radioisotopes have been made in the laboratory. Radioactive decay will change one nucleus to another if the product nucleus has a. If an isotope undergoes radioactive decay very, very slowly, it may be termed stable. An example is bismuth Bismuth is a stable radioactive isotope that undergoes alpha-decay but has a half-life of x 10 19 years (which is more than a billion times longer than the estimated age of the universe).


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