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Oscillations in radioactive exponential decay

Semkow, T.M. and Haines, D.K. and Beach, S.E. and Kilpatrick, B.J. and Khan, A.J. and O'Brien, K. (2009) Oscillations in radioactive exponential decay. Physics Letters B, 675 (5). pp. 415-419. ISSN 0370-2693


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Publisher’s or external URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2009.04.051


Several older and recent reports provided evidence for the oscillatory character of the exponential decay law in radioactive decay and attempted to explain it with basic physics. We show here that the measured effects observed in some of the cases, namely in the decay of 226Ra, 32Si in equilibrium, and 36Cl, can be explained with the temperature variations.

Item Type: Article
ID number or DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2009.04.051
Keywords: Quantum state decay; Ionization chamber; Proportional counter; Beta decay; Gamma decay; Energy loss;
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
NAU Depositing Author Academic Status: Faculty/Staff
Department/Unit: College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Science > Physics and Astronomy
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2016 17:36
URI: http://openknowledge.nau.edu/id/eprint/1767

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