decay constantmedical dictionary

<physics, radiobiology> The fraction of the amount of a radionuclide that undergoes transition per unit time. Formally:


Where dP is the probability of a given nucleus undergoing spontaneous nuclear transition in the time interval dt.

(16 Dec 1997)

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