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Radioactive Decay Demonstrations

Looking for some interactive demonstrations for radioactive decay?







Here are some interesting demonstrations to illustrate radioactive decay. The first link allows you to choose the half-life, up to 100s.

http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/decay/decay.htm

The following page contains a link to a fascinating interactive decay facility. You can choose the isotopoe, then watch the decay process for the isotope, with the associated  increase of the resulting stable nuclei. Considers some gamma-emitting radioactive isotopes  cobalt (Co60), iridium (Ir192), cesium (Cs137), ytterbium (Yb169), and thulium (Tm170).

http://www.nde-ed.org/EducationResources/CommunityCollege/Radiography/Physics/decayrate.htm

Some useful notes can be found o­n this website:

http://www.sheffcol.ac.uk/projects/access_online/Health_Science_Access/Chemistry_1/Radioactivity/home.htm



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