Electron-capture decay

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In electron-capture decay, the nucleus of an atom of atomic number Z and mass number A captures an atomic electron and emits a neutrino (ν) to form an atom of atomic number Z-1 and mass number A. (ICRP Publication 107, 2007)

ICRP Glossary entry - June 2019

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