microcurie


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microcurie

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌkjʊərɪ)
n
(Units) a millionth of a curie
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mi•cro•cu•rie

(ˈmaɪ krəˌkyʊər i, ˌmaɪ kroʊ kyʊˈri)

n.
a unit of radioactivity, equal to one millionth of a curie; 3.70 x 104 disintegrations per second. Symbol:μCi, μc
[1910–15]
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mi·cro·cu·rie

n. microcurie, unidad de radiación.
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Conversions (41) Unit Abbrev Measurement of Equivalent 1 kilobecquerel 1 kBq Activity 27 nanocuries 1 Becquerel 1 Bq Activity 27 picocuries 1 Curie 1 Ci Activity 37 gigabecquerels 1 microcurie 1 [micro]Ci Activity 37 kilobecquerels 1 Sievert 1 Sv Dose equivalent 100 rem 1 millisievert 1 mSv Dose-equivalent 100 millirem 1 microsievert 1 [micro]Sv Dose-equivalent 0.1 millirem 1 rem 1 rem Dose-equivalent 10 millisieverts 1 millirem 1 mrem Dose-equivalent 10 microsieverts 1 Gray 1 Gy Dose 100 rads 1 milligray 1 mGy Dose 100 millirads= 0.1 rad 1 rad 1 rad Dose 10 milligrays= 1 centigray
The smoke detectors contain a small amount (not more than 1.0 microcurie) of americium-241 encapsulated in foil.