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Radiation is the process of emitting energy in the form of waves and particles. Radiation occurs when the particles of an atom undergo a change in position or energy. Matter that contains unstable atoms that frequently undergo such changes are said to be radioactive.

If you will be using radioactive material in your lab, please contact USI Radiation Safety Officer:

Kent W. Scheller, Ph.D.
Radiation Safety Officer
812 464-1903

Updated  4/19/2013 2:11:25 PM

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