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Nuclear Chemistry

Gamma Emission

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The gamma particle does not create a new element like the other radioactive particles, but instead causes the excitation of electrons within an element.

Understanding Gamma Emission

A gamma particle has no atomic mass and no atomic number and is represented by the sign gamma.

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Gamma Emission Concept 1

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Gamma radiation is involved in the electromagnetic spectrum. Gamma rays possess the highest energy, while radio waves have lowest energy in terms of the spectrum.  

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Gamma Emission Concept 2

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Gamma Particles have lowest ionizing power, but are the most dangerous because of their highest penetrating power.

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Gamma Emission Example 1

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