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DIR-SIT : NS Glossary: Absorbed dose

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Absorbed dose


The mean radiation energy imparted by ionizing radiation to a unit mass of the irradiated material. Expressed in rads  grays or joules per kilogram (see units).  The SI derived unit of absorbed dose is the gray (Gy); 1 Gy = 100 rad = 1 J/kg (also commonly called "dose").


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