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BIPM.RI(I)-K8
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Metrology area, branch   Ionizing Radiation, Section I (x and gamma rays, electrons)
Description   Measurement of reference air kerma rate for HDR Ir-192 brachytherapy sources
Time of measurement   2009 -
Status   Ongoing, approved for equivalence, Results available
Reference(s)   BIPM.RI(I)-K8 Technical protocol
Measurand   Reference air kerma rate (in mGy/h) relative to the BIPM evaluation
Parameter(s)   Radiation type: HDR Ir-192 sealed brachytherapy sources
Transfer device(s)   BIPM ionization chambers: well-type and thimble-type
Comparison type   Key comparison
Consultative Committee  CCRI (Consultative Committee for Ionizing Radiation)
Conducted by   BIPM (Bureau International des Poids et Mesures)