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Coulomb per kilogram

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

The SI unit for exposure to ionizing 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.

Physics and imaging technology: x-ray

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

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