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This tutorial gives an overview of the principles of modes of decay. After completing this tutorial, attendees will
- Understand modes of decay as it pertains to nuclear medicine
- Understand the concept of radioactive decay and name the most important factors governing radioactive decay
- Identify the components of a decay scheme and recognize the mode of decay based solely upon the appearance and the angles of the lines in the decay scheme.
- Sketch a decay scheme for each known modes of decay
- List which modes of decay can occur in neutron-deficient conditions and neutron-excessive conditions in the nucleus
- Explain the importance of the neutron/proton ration and its value as a predictor of mode of decay
- Understand the significance of excited states and gamma ray production
- Explain the sharing of energy between electron and neutrino
- Name the two modes of decay that compete with each other
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