J. Phys. Radium
Volume 16, Numéro 7, juillet 1955
Page(s) 556 - 561
J. Phys. Radium 16, 556-561 (1955)
DOI: 10.1051/jphysrad:01955001607055600

Effets des désintégrations radioactives sur les électrons des couches internes de l'atome

J.S. Levinger

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (U.S.A.)

The probability of emission of atomic electrons due to beta decay is proportional to I/Z2 in accord with results of many workers. The value given for the emission probability due to alpha decay is smaller than that calculated by Migdal, or Schaeffer. The approximations are discussed.

2340 - Beta decay; double beta decay; electron and muon capture.

Key words
energy states -- alpha particles -- beta rays -- nuclear decay theory