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Glossary » Units » Radiation, Specific Energy » Rad
Rad (rd) is a unit in the category of Radiation, specific energy. Rad (rd) has a dimension of L2T-2 where L is length, and T is time. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit Gy by multiplying its value by a factor of 0.01.
Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q (Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).

Other units in the category of Radiation, specific energy include Gray (Gy), Kerma, Kilogray (kGy), and Megarad (Mrd).

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