Dictionary » D » Disintegration constant

Disintegration constant

Disintegration constant --> decay constant

(Science: physics, radiobiology) The fraction of the amount of a radionuclide that undergoes transition per unit time. Formally:

Lamda=dP/dt

Where dP is the probability of a given nucleus undergoing spontaneous nuclear transition in the time interval dt.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 854 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link