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decay series

noun, Physics.
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Examples for decay series
  • Decay chain for the thorium decay series, including anthropic predecessors from weapons manufacturing or reactor operations.
  • Pb is another terrestrial radionuclide but it is in the thoron decay series.
  • Isotopes of radon are members of both the uranium and thorium natural decay series.

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