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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W. K. Roentgen (1845–1923).

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Roentgen

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 893 words.

German family of cabinetmakers. Abraham Roentgen (b Mülheim, 30 Jan 1711; d Herrnhut, 1 March 1793

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Roentgen

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

German family of cabinetmakers. Abraham Roentgen (b Mülheim, 30 Jan 1711; d Herrnhut, 1 March 1793) was apprenticed to his father (also called Abraham Roentgen), and remained in Mülheim...

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roentgen

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 25 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, Wilhelm Roentgen...

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roentgen

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 43 words.

A unit of exposure to ionizing *radiation from *gamma rays or *X‐rays. The roentgen has been

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roentgen

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 44 words.

A unit of exposure to *ionizing radiation from *gamma rays or *X‐rays. The roentgen has been

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roentgen

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 22 words.

n.a unit of exposure dose of gamma (or X) radiation. One roentgen is essentially equal to one rad.

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roentgen

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W. K. Roentgen (1845–1923).

See overview in Oxford Index

roentgen

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Physics

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 23 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W. K. Roentgen...

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roentgen

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 78 words.

A unit of radiation exposure, used for X-rays and gamma rays. It is defined in terms of the number of ions produced in one cubic centimetre of air by the radiation. Exposure to 1 000...

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tissue roentgen

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 7 words.

radiation physics. See rep; roentgen.

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gram-roentgen

Donald Fenna.

in A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 42 words.

radiation physics. For absorbed energy, the amount absorbed by 1 gram of air when receiving 1 roentgen of radiation,

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Röentgen rays

Morton S. Freeman.

in A New Dictionary of Eponyms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 163 words.

Wilhelm Konrad von Roentgen (1845–1923), professor of physics at the University of Würzburg, Germany, was working late on

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Roentgen family

Simon Jervis.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design. 1345 words.

German family of cabinetmakers.

(b Mülheim, Jan 30, 1711; d Herrnhut, March 1, 1793).

He was apprenticed to his father, Abraham Roentgen, and remained in Mülheim...

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roentgen

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 23 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W.

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roentgen

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 24 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W.

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roentgen

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 90 words.

A unit of measurement for ionizing electromagnetic radiation from X-rays and gamma rays, defined as the charge in air of 2.58 × 10...

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roentgen

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 24 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W.

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roentgen

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 17 words.

A unit of exposure to ionizing radiation from gamma rays or X‐rays. See also rem.

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roentgen

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 92 words.

the quantity of ionizing radiation that liberates 2.083 × 109 ion pairs in a cubic centimeter of air (at

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roentgen

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 21 words.

The former unit of dose equivalent (see radiation units). It is named after the discoverer of X-rays, W.

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