# Specific effective energy

Specific effective energy, [math][SEE(T \leftarrow S)]_R[/math], is the energy, suitably modified for radiation weighting factor, imparted per unit mass of a target tissue [math]T[/math] as a consequence of the emission of a specified radiation [math]R[/math] from a nuclear transformation occurring in source region [math]S[/math], expressed as J s Bq^{-1} kg or Sv Bq^{-1} s.

ICRP Publication 119, 2012

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