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Is there any unstable nucleide that can be stimulated into decaying at faster than the normal rate for the species Under normal circumstances, a high energy particle beam may cause transmutations, of course, as has been done with protons, neutrons, deutrons, etc. The concept is to 'tweak" unstable nucleides with exotic particle beams, mesons, or others, to interfere with the binding force so as to prompt a decay event. Has anyone looked into the possibility of this occuring, and how would the event distinguish itself in ths cacophony of emissions occuring during an accelerator run?
Re: Can radioactive decay be 'stimulated' by particle beams?
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