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Gamma Rays

"Gamma Rays" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted from atomic nuclei during NUCLEAR DECAY. The range of wavelengths of emitted radiation is between 0.1 - 100 pm which overlaps the shorter, more energetic hard X-RAYS wavelengths. The distinction between gamma rays and X-rays is based on their radiation source.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gamma Rays" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gamma Rays" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 179 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 1998
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