The definition of the roentgen in the “Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Units. 1953”

@article{Ardashnikov1957TheDO,
  title={The definition of the roentgen in the “Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Units. 1953”},
  author={S. N. Ardashnikov and N. Chetverikov},
  journal={The Soviet Journal of Atomic Energy},
  year={1957},
  volume={3},
  pages={1027-1032}
}
AbstractThe contradictions found in the definitions of the roentgen as a unit of X- and γ-radiation are expounded and criticized. The definition accepted in the USSR of the roentgen as the unit of physical dose $$(\frac{{OST}}{{VKS}}7623)$$ differs from those in the International Recommendations and of the Congresses (Stockholm 1928 and Chicago 1937), where the roentgen is considered as the unit of dose, and not the physical dose. This has occasioned much confusion as to the physical content… Expand
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