SOME BASIC TYPES OF RADIOACTIVE DECAY

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  • Electron Capture A proton in the nucleus combines with an inner-shell electron to produce another neutron, and a neutrino, resulting in a more stable atom.
  • Gamma () & X-Ray Following the other types of decay, electromagnetic radiations may be released to further stabilize an atom.

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