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DIR-SIT : NS Glossary: Attenuation factor

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Attenuation factor

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The ratio of the photon intensity after traversing a layer of matter to its intensity before  for example  matter placed in the path of a radiation beam for radiation protection purposes (a reduction factor).

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Created at 31/05/2013 14:34 by NAIR, Deepu
Last modified at 31/05/2013 14:34 by NAIR, Deepu