What are the disadvantages of using gamma radiation?
I think gamma radiation is actualy harmful and can kill people
Gamma rays are the highest forms of electromagnetic radiation. They are a type of ionizing radiation, and they can damage tissue. This can lead to radiation sickness or, in sufficient doses, it can kill. --------------------------------------------------------------- Gamma Rays are able to kill living cells so it's used as medicine to kill cancerous cells. If there's an overdose though, it could kill you. It is a hazardous radiation so if you're not specialized in it, then DO…
Of alpha, beta and gamma radiation, gamma radiation has the greater ability to penetrate either shielding or living tissue. The penetration issue aside, a contact source that is an alpha emitter can do more tissue damage than beta or gamma radiation. Alpha and beta radiation are particulate radiation. They involve a particle. Gamma radiation is electromagnetic radiation of high energy. Use the links below to learn more about each type of radiation and get a…
Infrared radiation has long wavelength and gamma rays has shortest wavelength. The energy carried by a Infrared radiation is low, while the energy carried by a gamma ray is high. And also gamma ray has higher frequency and infrared radiation has low frequency. Unlike Infrared radiation, gamma rays cannot be captured and reflected by mirrors.
Gamma rays have very short wavelenght and therefore have very high penetrating power. When gamma rays hit living cells, our cells cannot withstand such an high intensity radiation which results in apoptosis of the cell. The penetrating effect of gamma rays can be minimized by using thick sheets of lead around the gamma ray source.
Actually, gamma is the ONLY type of radiation ray. Since the three types of radiation are alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays, and the other two are particles, technically, gamma rays are the only radiation rays. If that is not what you are looking for, then I recommend rephrasing your question.
Isotopes that are unstable will emit radiation, which can be alpha particles , beta particles or gamma radiation. The radiation can be used to treat cancer in the case of cobalt-60, which emits gamma radiation. Cancerous cell are destryed by directing a contrlled beam of gamma radiation at the cells.
No one "invented" gamma radiation. It has been here since the beginning of time. Paul Villard, a French chemist and physicist, while working with Radium, discovered the effects of gamma radiation in 1900, noting that gamma radiation was different than the previously identified alpha and beta radiation.
Yes. Both the proton and the antiproton are annihilated; they convert to gamma radiation. Yes. Both the proton and the antiproton are annihilated; they convert to gamma radiation. Yes. Both the proton and the antiproton are annihilated; they convert to gamma radiation. Yes. Both the proton and the antiproton are annihilated; they convert to gamma radiation.