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Alpha
Composition and Charge
Composition- Alpha particles
2 protons, 2 neutrons so the charge is 2+
2+
Beta
Composition and Charge
Composition- Beta particles, one electron so the charge is -1
Gamma
C&C
Composition- Gamma, high energy, radiation, no charge, no mass so the charge is 0
Alpha
Approximate energy
5 MeV deflected toward negative plate.
Beta
Approx. Energy
0.05 to 1 MeV, deflected toward positive plate
Gamma
Approx. Energy
1 MeV usually accomapnies Aplha and Beta decay
Not deflected
Alpha
Relative penetrating power
Blocked by paper
Beta
Relative...
Blocked by metal foil
Gamma
Not completely blocked by lead or concrete