Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Becquerel (Bq)

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1174

\be-krel, be-kә-rel\ The SI unit for rate of disintegration of a radioactive element, equal to one disintegration per second.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA