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What is the range of frequencies for Gamma Rays

What is the range of frequencies for Gamma Rays

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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8 years ago
Gamma rays are the most energetic known form of electromagnetic radiation, with frequencies of 3*1019Hz (30 EHz) or higher and wavelengths of 10-11m (10 pm) or lower. They are produced from the decay of excited nuclei of radioactive elements. Gamma rays can penetrate through several centimetres of lead and large doses of them are harmful.
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