linear energy transfer


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linear energy transfer

[′lin·ē·ər ′en·ər· jē ‚tranz·fər]
(nucleonics)
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The energy delivered per unit length of path, electron-volts per micrometer, is called the linear energy transfer, or LET, of the radiation.
The devices are characterized with total ionizing dose (TID) of greater than 100K Rad(Si), and single event effect (SEE) linear energy transfer (LET) of heavy ions greater than 82 MeV.
The RAD-Hard ULDOs are characterized to single event effect (SEE), with a linear energy transfer (LET) of 84MeV/(mg per square cm), as well as total ionizing dose (TID) of up to 1Mrad (Si) and enhanced low dose rate sensitivity (ELDRS) of up to 500krad (Si) in accordance with MIL-STD-883, Method 1019.

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