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Jun25-06, 12:17 PM
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Just further to what nrqed said a couple of examples of beta decay;

Beta+ Decay:
[tex]p \rightarrow n + \upsilon_{e} + e^{+}[/tex]

Beta- Decay;
[tex]n \rightarrow p + \overline{\upsilon_{e}} + e^{-}[/tex]

I was going to draw Feynman diagrams but then I realised PF doesn't support them in latex