beta particle in a sentence
Example sentences for beta particle
When a radioactive nuclei emits a beta particle, a neutron transforms into a proton.
When a neutron transforms to a proton and a beta particle.
The beta particle can cause harm by ionizing atoms in its path, until it eventually stops and becomes a harmless electron.
As the beta particle approaches an atom it can interact with the nucleus by attraction.
It does not pose an external hazard because it decays by emitting a relatively low-energy beta particle with no gamma radiation.