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Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
 
Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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[[Category: Chemistry]]

Latest revision as of 14:51, 29 May 2019

Following an ionization event, the positively and negatively charged ion pairs may or may not realign themselves to form the same chemical substance they formed before ionization. Thus, chemical recombination could change the chemical composition of the material bombarded by ionizing radiation.

Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission