Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Uses of Radioisotopes

Uses of Radioisotopes


Radioisotopes are isotopes with radioactive properties.

Isotopes are elements whose atoms have the same number of proton but different number of neutrons.

isotopes have different nucleon numbers but the same proton number.

Radioisotopes is isotopes with unstable nuclei.

Synthetic isotopes are produced by unstable nuclei that decay.

There are many uses of radioisotopes in the field of medicine, agriculture, industry and research.

Radioisotopes as used as tracers in scientific research, medical diagnosis and industry.

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