Experimental searches for rare alpha and beta decays

  title={Experimental searches for rare alpha and beta decays},
  author={P. Belli and R. Bernabei and Fedor Danevich and Antonella Incicchitti and V. I. Tretyak},
  journal={The European Physical Journal A},
Abstract.The current status of the experimental searches for rare alpha and beta decays is reviewed. Several interesting observations of alpha and beta decays, previously unseen due to their large half-lives ($ 10^{15}$1015 - $ 10^{20}$1020 yr), have been achieved during the last years thanks to the improvements in the experimental techniques and to the underground locations of experiments that allows to suppress backgrounds. In particular, the list includes first observations of alpha decays… 

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