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Alpha particles

by izzah
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izzah
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Nov2-04, 09:50 AM
P: 4
Anyone know how to calculate the average spacing between successive ionizations of alpha particles? My case is with 4 MeV particles.
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Nov2-04, 01:41 PM
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Depends on the density of the medium. In space the distance between ionizations is large, inside you body it is small.


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