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Linear Energy Transfer MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Linear Energy Transfer
Tree Number(s)
G01.154.240.400
G02.111.255.400
G02.216.400
Unique ID
D018499
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018499
Scope Note
Rate of energy dissipation along the path of charged particles. In radiobiology and health physics, exposure is measured in kiloelectron volts per micrometer of tissue (keV/micrometer T).
Entry Term(s)
Energy Transfer, Linear
LET
Previous Indexing
Energy Transfer (1968-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95; was see ENERGY TRANSFER 1992-94; LET was see ENERGY TRANSFER 1968-94
Online Note
use ENERGY TRANSFER to search LINEAR ENERGY TRANSFER 1992-94 & LET 1968-94
History Note
95; was see ENERGY TRANSFER 1992-94; LET was see ENERGY TRANSFER 1968-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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