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Radiation Dosimetry, Protection, and Regulations

  • Gopal B. Saha

Abstract

There are three units related to radiation: the roentgen (R) for exposure, the rad (radiation absorbed dose) for absorbed dose, and the rem (roentgen equivalent man) for dose equivalent.

Keywords

Radiation Protection Radioactive Material Exposure Rate Radiation Dosimetry Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.College of PharmacyUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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