Radioactivity

Is there any way of controlling radioactivity of an element apart from making an isotope with greater number of neutrons? If yes, what?

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Shourjya Chakraborty ·

no

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Vinayak Agrawal ·

And how can the rate be decreased??

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Rishabh Jain ·

Its radioactive decay can never be stopped as according to decay-time curve the radioactive emissions can never end but can decrease their rate. So there is no way of controlling the radioactive nature of the substance apart from making a stable isotope. But the emissions can be avoided by covering the substance with lead.

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