State Standards

Measurement Techniques

, Volume 55, Issue 8, pp 849-857

National primary standard for the unit of air kerma, air kerma rate, exposure, exposure rate, and x- and gamma-ray energy flux

  • A. V. OborinAffiliated withMendeleev All-Russia Research Institute of Metrology (VNIIM) Email author 
  • , A. Yu. VillevaldeAffiliated withMendeleev All-Russia Research Institute of Metrology (VNIIM)
  • , S. G. TrofimchukAffiliated withMendeleev All-Russia Research Institute of Metrology (VNIIM)

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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.

Keywords

standard air kerma exposure energy flux (power) x-rays and gamma-rays key comparisons