Radiation Exposure Units of Measure

Radiation Exposure Units of Measure  Energy Absorbed from γ-rays and X-rays                             Old   SI Units   Conversion Radiation absorbed dose   Rad  Gray (Gy)   1   Gy  = 100 rad                                                 1 cGy  = 1 rad Roentgen equivalent mass Rem Sievert (Sv)   1   Sv  = 100 rem  Average Annual Exposure = 360 mRem or 0.0036 Sv Chest X-Ray = 5-10 […]
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X-ray

X-ray X-radiation (composed of X-rays) is a form of electromagnetic radiation. X-rays have a wavelength in the range of 10 to 0.01 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz (30×1015Hz to 30×1018Hz) and energies in the range 120 eV to 120 keV. They are longer than gamma rays but shorter […]
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X-radiation

X-radiation (composed of X-rays) is a form of electromagnetic radiation. X-rays have a wavelength in the range of 10 to 0.01 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz (30×1015Hz to 30×1018Hz) and energies in the range 120 eV to 120 keV. They are longer than gamma rays but shorter than […]
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