Absorb Advanced Physics by Adrian Watt

Ionisation by alpha radiation

Added by Adrian Watt on Mar 31, 2008

An animation illustrating the process of forming an ion by exposing an atom to alpha radiation. An alpha particle is incident upon a magnesium atom, that then transfers two electrons to the alpha particle to form a helium atom. Click the arrow button to start the animation.

This resource is from the unit Radiations and matter which is part of Absorb Advanced Physics.

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