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Alpha particles

  1. Nov 2, 2004 #1
    Anyone know how to calculate the average spacing between successive ionizations of alpha particles? My case is with 4 MeV particles.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 2, 2004 #2
    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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