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decay product

Etymology: L, de + cadere, to fall, producere, to produce
a stable or radioactive nuclide formed by the disintegration of a radionuclide, either directly or as a result of successive transformation in a radioactive series. Also called daughter product.

decay product

An isotope formed during the decay of a radioactive material. Synonym: daughter product
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Most of radon radiation and its progeny is easily absorbed by human's skin surface, therefore human's inner irradiance is the most important, that is the irradiance due to inhaled radon decay products in the organism (Hess et al.
Urban Decay later pulled back on its plans and released the following statement: "After careful consideration of many issues, we have decided not to start selling Urban Decay products in China.
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Since this is already in the ground where its radioactive decay products can cause problems (such as radon gas seepage), I fail to see what he means by "it's no good burying the stuff" unless he is suggesting that the disposal of nuclear waste is a matter of reburying previously dug up natural uranium.
These darkened spherical areas in minerals are due to damage induced by alpha particles from radioactive decay products of uranium and thorium, most notably from polonium.
We have designed an experiment to maximize the solid angle for detection of all decay products (apart from the antineutrino) and to reduce the probability of correlated background events.
But the Commission notes that other substances have been identified as causes of occupational cancer - such as solar radiation, passive smoke, crystalline silica, diesel exhaust, radon decay products and wood dust.
Even their enormous mass, though, must eventually dissipate into thermal radiation, photons, and other decay products.
The uncertainty stems from the array of expected decay products found in the electrode material that masked the presence of other trace isotopes.