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Electrons causing nuclear decay

  1. Jun 22, 2013 #1
    Hello everybody, I am a first year and I have one more question.

    To what degree do electron contribute to nuclear decay?

    (Do electron which can 'spend' some time in the nucleus cause bigger decay?)

    Thanks in advance :)
     
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  3. Jun 22, 2013 #2

    Bill_K

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    Omiros, :confused: What the heck, you just posted a thread on this very same topic two days ago.
     
  4. Jun 22, 2013 #3
    Hahaha that one was about beta minus decay. This about bound electrons causing a decay. Not the products of it :)
     
  5. Jun 22, 2013 #4

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    Well I answered this question in the previous thread, so here is my answer again.
     
  6. Jun 22, 2013 #5
    I really did understand something completely different. Probably I was thinking other stuff, so I adapted these words into what I wanted to understand. Thanks again though.
     
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