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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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<br/>Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary
  
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.]
 
 
Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary
 
 
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[[Category: Chemistry]]
 
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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.]
Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary


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