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What does A stand for?

A stands for Alpha Particle

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or NELAP accrediting authority to (1) provide appropriate sample collection kits to community water systems to facilitate proper and timely collection of the samples based on a schedule provided by EPD; and (2) perform analyses of the samples for alpha particle activity, Radium-226, Radium-228 and Uranium; and (3) promptly report analytical results to EPD using a Lab to Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) interface.
He explores the interactions with matter and energetic particles, including photons, electrons, protons, alpha particles and neutrons with a variety of applications including photon and neutron cross sections, charged particle stopping powers, electron mean ranges and angular distributions, covering photons as they appear in long wavelengths and other configurations and as an element of photoelectric absorption, electrons, including in elastic scattering from and atom and in the case of collision energy loss, protons and heavier ions, including proton and alpha particle stopping powers in selected materials, and a range of topics on neutron interactions.