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Dosimetry.

The lecture „Dosimetry - Measurement of Ionising Radiation“ is aimed to explain the term dosimetry and the basic quantities characterising the radiation from the aspect of their biological effects that allow to measure and to quantify them. Terms as dose, absorbed dose, absorbed dose rate, integral dose, equivalent dose, effective dose, kerma, kerma rate, exposure, exposure rate and connected formulas and physical units are explained.


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Keywords: dosimetry, dose, absorbed dose, absorbed dose rate, integral dose, equivalent dose, effective dose, kerma

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author: Katarína Kozlíková | organization: Institute of Medical Physics, Biophysics, Informatics and Telemedicine | published on: 16.4.2012 | last modified on: 19.9.2016
citation: Kozlíková Katarína: Dosimetry.. Multimedia support in the education of clinical and health care disciplines :: Portal of Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University [online] 2012-04-16, last modif. 2016-09-19 [cit. 2019-08-23] Available from WWW: <https://portal.fmed.uniba.sk/articles.php?aid=201>. ISSN 1337-9577.
 

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