in air: the sum of the electrical charges of
all the ions
of one sign produced when all electrons
in a suitably small element of volume of air completely
stopped, divided by the mass of the air in the volume element.
PAC, 1982, 54, 1533
(Glossary of terms used in nuclear analytical chemistry (Provisional))
on page 1541
This definition replaces an earlier definition of exposure.
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