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Radionuclide Summaries

Radiation Symbol
Radiation Symbol

Research is normally performed using a select number of radioactive isotopes. Generally they are short lived, which means that they will decay to stable daughter products within a reasonable length of time. Additionally they are normally Beta emitters. Although there are exceptions to both of these general statements.

From the following select the radioactive isotope that you are interested in viewing to learn more about its basic characteristics.

Texas State is currently NOT authorized to use Iodine 125. Contact EHSRM at 245-3616 for further information.

Tritium (PPT, 165KB)
Carbon14 (PPT, 201KB)
Phosphorus32 (PPT, 682KB)
Sulfur35 (PPT, 296KB)
Iodine125 (PPT, 284KB)