Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 24 - Problems: 24.30

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

a. Radioactive emissions are detected by the capacity of the radioactive elements to excite atoms and emit light.This property is used for detecting radioctivity in scintillation counter. b. Radioactive emissions ionize the gas and conducts the current to a recording device.This property is utilized for detecting radiactivity in geiger-muller counter.
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