kerma


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kerma

(ˈkɜːmə)
n
(General Physics) physics the quotient of the sum of the initial kinetic energies of all the charged particles liberated by indirectly ionizing radiation in a volume element of a material divided by the mass of the volume element. The SI unit is the gray
[C20: k(inetic) e(nergy) r(eleased per unit) ma(ss)]
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What could not have been anticipated at that time (contra Gatto 2011a) was the subsequent publication--resulting mostly from recent salvage excavations--of a wealth of new data from cemetery and habitation sites of this period located on the Middle Nile, between the Fifth and Second Cataracts, with notable concentrations along the Dongola Reach and in the Kerma region of northern Sudan (summarised in Wengrow 2006: 49-55; Salvatori & Usai 2008: 147-56; Sadig 2010, with further references; Gatto 2011a & b).
Since the incident air kerma to be measured is generally only slightly higher than background levels, the standards and guidance documents in Table 1 generally recommend, for sensitivity, using a largevolume, free-air (thin-walled) ionization chamber (IC) with a high-quality electrometer with 0.
Michael Roch is a London-based partner of Kerma Partners, the international strategy consultancy for the professional services sector worldwide.
Even when Nubians were in power as in the case of Kerma, of Dynasty XXV, or in Meroitic times slavery continued.
Reubel Award, in honor of the founder of Virginia-based Kerma Medical Products, a noted minority-owned healthcare company.
Collo et JSD Jijel Region d'Oran : IRB Maghnia, OM Arzew, IRB El Kerma, ASB Maghnia, USM Oran et SCM Oran Region de Saida : ESB Dahmouni, JSM Tiaret, USB Tissemsilt et ARB Ghriss Region de Bechar : MC Debdaba et NSD Bouda
Another unique feature is its ability to switch energy response between Air Kerma (Gy or R) and Ambient Dose Equivalent (Sv).
These standards are based on the realization of air kerma produced by the sources in question using free-air chambers (FACs).
The leisure park will also host replica historical landmarks, such as Abu Simbel Temple and Pyramids in Egypt, Algeria's ancient Roman ruins at Timgad, The Great Wall of China, Leptis Magna in Libya, the Kingdom of Kerma in Sudan, Aztec Temples in Mexico, The Coliseum in Rome, The Acropolis of Athens, Stonehenge in the south of England and Petra in Jordan.
In this paper I re-examine monumental burials at Kerma in today's Sudan, and use the occurrence of swords or daggers, razors, and tweezers of bronze, as well as elaborate drinking cups, to demonstrate the practice there of a masculine warrior cult.