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Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary
 
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A radioactive process in which the atomic number, Z, of the radioactive nuclide changes but the mass number, A, does not. In electron emission, Z increases. In positron emission or in electron capture, Z decreases.

[Mortimer, Charles. Chemistry, (1986) Wadsworth Publishing, New York.]

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