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Title: Beta Emission and Bremsstrahlung

Abstract

Bremsstrahlung is continuous radiation produced by beta particles decelerating in matter; different beta emitters have different endpoint energies; high-energy betas interacting with high-Z materials will more likely produce bremsstrahlung; depending on the data, sometimes all you can say is that a beta emitter is present.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1408855
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-30388
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; beta bremsstrahlung

Citation Formats

Karpius, Peter Joseph. Beta Emission and Bremsstrahlung. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1408855.
Karpius, Peter Joseph. Beta Emission and Bremsstrahlung. United States. doi:10.2172/1408855.
Karpius, Peter Joseph. Mon . "Beta Emission and Bremsstrahlung". United States. doi:10.2172/1408855. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1408855.
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abstractNote = {Bremsstrahlung is continuous radiation produced by beta particles decelerating in matter; different beta emitters have different endpoint energies; high-energy betas interacting with high-Z materials will more likely produce bremsstrahlung; depending on the data, sometimes all you can say is that a beta emitter is present.},
doi = {10.2172/1408855},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Mon Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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