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Problem 18Q

How do the ionizing power and penetrating power of positrons compare to other types of radiation?

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Answer :

Penetrating power :

Penetrating power of radiation. The penetrating power of alpha rays, beta rays, and gamma rays varies greatly.

 Alpha particles can be blocked by a few pieces of paper.’

 Beta particles pass through paper but are stopped by aluminum foil.

 Penetrating power:

Stronger than alpha, weaker than gamma.

Ionizing power of positron:

Ionising radiation (ionizing...

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Chapter 17, Problem 18Q is Solved
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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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