what is half life period?

Asked by  | 8th Jul, 2008, 08:36: PM

Expert Answer:

The half-life period of a radio-nucleide (symbolised t1/2) is defined as the lapse of time necessary for the disintegration of half of the nuclei initially present.

Half-Life Period

Law of radioactive decay:   
Given N = ½ N0 for t = t1/2 :   
   Characteristic of each nucleide


Answered by  | 9th Jul, 2008, 11:28: AM

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