National primary standard for the unit of air kerma, air kerma rate, exposure, exposure rate, and x- and gamma-ray energy flux
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The current state of the national primary standard GET 8-2011 for the units of air kerma, exposure, their rates, and energy flux (power) in x- and gamma-radiation, which was revised in 2007–2011, is examined. The structure of the standard, and its operating principles and metrological characteristics, are described.
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- National primary standard for the unit of air kerma, air kerma rate, exposure, exposure rate, and x- and gamma-ray energy flux
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