Coulomb per kilogram

Dr Dan J Bell et al.

The SI unit for exposure to ionising radiation is coulomb per kilogram (Ckg-1and curiously unlikely other SI radiation units, a specific name has not been adopted for this unit. This unit officially replaced the old unit, the roentgen in 1975, with an official transition period lasting at least ten years 1.

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rID: 58612
Section: Physics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Coulombs per kilogram (SI unit)
  • C/kg (SI unit)
  • SI unit for exposure to ionising radiation

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