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Ionizing radiation sign

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Ionizing radiation sign

Ionizing radiation sign

Ionizing (or ionising) radiation is radiation composed of particles that individually carry enough kinetic energy to liberate an electron from an atom or molecule, ionizing it. Ionizing radiation is generated through nuclear reactions, either artificial or natural, by very high temperature (e.g. plasma discharge or the corona of the Sun), via production of high energy particles in particle accelerators, or due to acceleration of charged particles by the electromagnetic fields produced by natural processes, from lightning to supernova explosions.

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Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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