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The Segrè Chart

The Segrè chart is a schema for viewing atoms & isotopes. Regions of stability and radioactive decay sequences can be mapped onto the schema.


Introduction

The Segrè chart arranges the products of nucleosynthesis – the individual isotopes – by neutron number vs proton number.

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Radioactivity

Nuclear stability and the various modes of radioactivity are associated with distinct regions of the Segré chart.


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Resources

There are many Segrè chart resources in the web, including, an excellent interactive Segré chart from the National Nuclear Data Center showing many features such as half-life and decay mode (click to access):


See also:

Isotope (Wikipedia)

Segrè chart (Wikipedia)

Segrè chart (Brookhaven)




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