ENSDF Decay Data in the MIRD
(Medical Internal Radiation Dose) Format
for 242Cm

96-CURIUM-242
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Parent Information

96-CURIUM-242

Halflife = 162.8 Days Dec-1995
Decay Mode: alpha
Radiations


y(i)
(Bq-s)-1


E(i)
(MeV)


y(i)E(i)

alpha 14 2.5010-01 6.069 1.52
alpha recoil 2.5010-01 1.01110-01 2.5310-02
alpha 15 7.4010-01 6.113 4.52
alpha recoil 7.4010-01 1.01810-01 7.5410-02
gamma 1 3.2510-04 4.40810-02 1.4310-05
ce-L, gamma 1 1.9010-01 2.09810-02 a 3.9810-03
ce-M, gamma 1 5.2510-02 3.81510-02 a 2.0010-03
ce-N+, gamma 1 1.7410-02 4.25210-02 a 7.4110-04
gamma 2 2.5010-05 1.01910-01 2.5510-06
gamma 3 1.4010-05 1.57410-01 2.2010-06
L X-ray 9.8810-02 1.43010-02 * 1.4110-03
Auger-L 9.0810-02 1.03010-02 * 9.3510-04

Listed X, gamma, and gamma Radiations 1.4310-03
Omitted X, gamma, and gamma Radiations** 1.8810-06
Listed beta, ce, and Auger Radiations 7.6610-03
Listed alpha Radiations 6.04
Omitted alpha Radiations** 2.2910-03
Listed Radiations 6.05
Omitted Radiations** 2.2910-03

*   Average Energy (MeV).
a   Maximum Energy (MeV) for subshell.
** Each omitted transition contributes <0.100% to Sumof y(i)E(i).


Plutonium-238 Daughter is radioactive.





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Radiations Decay Radiations

Parent Decays Feeding 242Cm
Parent Mode
242Am beta-
242Bk beta+/EC
246Cf alpha