gamma radiation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gamma radiation electromagnetic radiation emitted during radioactive decay and having an extremely short wavelength
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Usage

In literature:

A third or gamma type of radiation was also detected.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
No special clothing can protect a person from gamma radiation, and no special medicines can protect him or cure him of radiation sickness.
"In Time Of Emergency" by Department of Defense
Only a few milliroentgens of beta and gamma radiation.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
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In news:

D4082 Standard Test Method for Effects of Gamma Radiation on Coatings for Use in Light-Water Nuclear Power Plants.
An increased risk for childhood leukaemia has been shown to be associated with gamma radiation from natural sources.
The reliability and performance of passive UHF RFID tags must be fully explored before such technology can be depended upon in environments such as hospitals where gamma radiation is used for sterilization.
A map of the universe compiled in gamma-radiation by NASA's Fermi Space Telescope.
Thermo Fisher Scientific recently re-launched the RIIDEye, a handheld radiation isotope identifier that uses patented Quadratic Compression Conversion technology to provide real-time gamma source identification More.
Thermo Fisher Scientific recently re-launched the RIIDEye, a handheld radiation isotope identifier that uses patented Quadratic Compression Conversion technology to provide real-time gamma source identification.
Radiation is the use of high-energy radiation from x-rays, gamma rays, neutrons, and other sources to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
The easy to use combination radiation and metal detectors provide quick, efficient, scanning for numerous types of metal and radiation substances, including gamma, Cs-137,Co-60 and Na-22Cs-137,Co-60 and Na-22.
On February 16, Elektor technical editor Thijs Beckers will host a webinar at element14 about the radiation meter, which is a DIY system that can measure alpha, beta, and gamma radiation .
Coastal Environmental has now added a Gamma radiation sensor into the new WEATHERPAK® MTR Gamma.
New WEATHERPAK MTR Gamma Features Radiation Sensor .
They describe requirements for a radiation sterilization process intended to sterilize medical devices and apply to gamma, X-ray, and electron-beam radiation processing.
It has only 69 mobile gamma ray trucks and enough drive-through radiation detectors to check just 37% of the millions of cargo containers that arrive at the ports each.
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In science:

The polarisation effect of final state gauge bosons (W ± and Z ) and also the photon radiation effect which strongly affect the gamma ray spectra are also taken into account in the present work.
Gamma Ray and Neutrino Flux from Annihilation of Neutralino Dark Matter at Galactic Halo Region in mAMSB Model
This is the first statistical study of the resulting source spectra, which are reviewed individually to ascertain the origin of the gamma radiation.
A statistical study of Galactic SNR source spectra detected at >GeV energies
In this paper a simple model is used for fitting the broadband emission of Galactic SNRs by minimizing χ2 to determine the origin of the gamma radiation emitted by the SNRs, while not focusing on a particular scenario.
A statistical study of Galactic SNR source spectra detected at >GeV energies
The gamma radiation emitted by the primary proton spectrum was modeled via proton-proton-interactions (Kelner et al. 2006) from the spectrum with the ambient gas.
A statistical study of Galactic SNR source spectra detected at >GeV energies
This gap was filled by fitting additionally the π0 -decay emission by protons to the spectrum to match the observed gamma radiation again to the emitted radiation.
A statistical study of Galactic SNR source spectra detected at >GeV energies
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