We’re being asked to identify the daughter nucleus when 167-Tm undergoes electron capture.
Heavy (large atomic mass) elements undergo radioactive reactions (nuclear reactions) in order to increase the stability of their nuclei.
• In a radioactive capture or absorption reaction
• radioactive particle is taken into the element
• seen as a reactant
• An electron capture
What is the daughter nucleus produced when 167 Tm undergoes electron capture?
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