Gamma ray

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Gamma ray

A high-energy photon, emitted by radioactive substances.
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gamma]] for d(n,[gamma])t is about 10 times larger than for p(n,[gamma])d due to the parity conserving part of the gamma decay, M1 transition, being suppressed relative to the PNC part, an E1 transition [6] [7].
It contains a fantastic amount of data for alpha, beta and gamma decay from both the Erdtmann & Soyko and the Brookhaven master databases with a simple graphical interface.