Decay Kinetics - variation of decay rate with time

The number of a, b or g rays emitted per unit time is called the decay rate or radioactivity. Its variatiion with time is called decay kinetics.

Carbon-14 dating is an application of decay kinetics. How accurate is C-14 dating gives an excellent discussion.

Carbon-14 Data is a good source of information regarding carbon.

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