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Linear energy transfer

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Term in dosimetry of ionizing rays; energy transfer of an ionizing particle to the matter penetrated by radiation. The linear energy transfer is equal to the energy dE which a charged particle loses at a distance dl.

The linear energy transfer is indicated in keV/µm. The following relation has been fixed between the quality factor Q (L) and the unlimited linear energy transfer L:

Unlimited linear energy transfer L in water, (keV µm-1)

Q(L)

<10

1

10 - 100

0.32 L - 2.2

>100

300 / L

Relation between the linear energy transfer and the quality factor

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