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What is positron emission? What is the symbol for a positron?

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The positron or antielectron is the antiparticle or the antimatter counterpart of the electron. The positron has an electric charge of +1 e, a spin of 1/2 (same as electron), and has the same mass as an electron. When a low-energy positron collides with a low-energy electron, annihilation occurs, resulting...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
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