**Tables** of X-Ray **Mass** Attenuation **Coefficients** and **Mass** Energy-**Absorption** **Coefficients** 1 keV to 20 MeV for Elements Z = 1 to 92 and 48 Additional Substances of Dosimetric Interest. Published. January 1, 1995. Author(s) J H. Hubbell, Stephen M. Seltzer. Citation For a pure material, the mass absorption coefficient is directly related to the total atomic absorption cross section s a (cm2/atom) by µ = NA A σa, (2) where N A is Avogadro's number and A is the atomic weight. For a compound material, the mass absorption coefficient is obtained from the sum of the absorption cross sections of the.

Since the reduction of intensity is determined by the quantity of mass traversed by the primary beam, the absorber thickness is best expressed on a mass basis, g/cm 2. The mass absorption coefficient, μ/ρ, expressed in units of cm 2 g -1, where ρ is the density of the material, is approximately independent of the physical state of the material Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficient μ / ρ and the mass energy-absorption coefficient μen / ρ are presented for all of the elements Z = 1 to 92, and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological interest. The tables cover energies of the photon (x-ray, gamma ray, bremsstrahlung) from 1 keV to 20 MeV The mass absorption coefficient, μ/ρ, expressed in units of cm 2 g -1, where ρ is the density of the material, is approximately independent of the physical state of the material. [Ref. 1] Image showing periodicity of the chemical elements for x-ray mass absorption coefficients (Cu-Kα) in a periodic table cityscape style

- Tables of x-ray mass attenuation coefficients and mass energy-absorption coefficients 1 keV to 20 MeV for elements Z = 1 to 92 and 48 additional substances of dosimetry interest by Hubbell, J. H.; Seltzer, S. M
- Table 4. Comparison of mass absorption coefficient of some rare earth elements for beta particles of 1-77 MeV. Element Mass absorption coefficient pip (cm 2 g-~) (Present work) (Takhar) Y 10.22 10.9 4- 0.23 Nd 1138 136 4- 023 Ho 11.65 13.4 4- 0.38 Nb 11-91 11.97 4- 0.2
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The mass attenuation coefficient is defined as the ratio of the linear attenuation coefficient and absorber density (μ/ρ). The attenuation of X-rays can be then described by the following equation: I=I0.e- (μ/ρ).ρl, where ρ is the material density, (μ/ρ) is the mass attenuation coefficient and ρ.l is the mass thickness NISTIR5632 TablesofX-RayMassAttenuation CoefficientsandMassEnergy-Absorption Coefficients1keVto20MeVfor ElementsZ=1to92and48Additional SubstancesofDosimetricInterest J.H.Hubbell S.M.Seltzer U.S.DEPARTMENTOFCOMMERCE TechnologyAdministration NationalInstituteofStandards andTechnology PhysicsLaboratory IonizingRadiationDivision Gaithersburg,MD20899 May199 X-Ray Mass Attenuation Coefficients 3. The Mass Energy-Absorption Coefficient, μ en /ρ The methods used to calculate the mass energy-absorption coefficient, μ en /ρ, are described perhaps more clearly through the use of an intermediate quantity, the mass energy-transfer coefficient, μ tr /ρ. The mass energy-transfer coefficient, μ tr /ρ, when multiplied by the photon energy fluence ψ.

X-Ray Mass Attenuation Coefficients Table 1. Material constants assumed in the present evaluations for elemental media. Values are given for the ratio of atomic number-to-mass Z/A, the mean excitation energy I, and the density ρ.Some density values are only nominal; those for Z = 85 and 87 were arbitrarily set to 10 in order to complete the calculations * The values of r and a in Table 4-2 show that photoelectric absorption generally makes the greater contribution to the mass absorption coefficient*. Absorption leading to scattering, which will be discussed in the next section, gains in relative importance as atomic number Z and wavelength X decrease. Between absorption edges, the photoelectric (true) mass absorption coefficient r can be. X-Ray Mass Attenuation Coefficients Table 4. Values of the mass attenuation coefficient, μ/ρ, and the mass energy-absorption coefficient, μ en /ρ, as a function of photon energy, for compounds and mixtures.The compositions of various human tissues were taken from ICRU Report 44 (1989). Absorption edges for the constituent atoms are indicated by the atomic number and shell designation

- Energy Range: Energy Range 0.001 - 2.00 keV Energy Range 2.00 - 433 keV Sub Range -keV ρ (g cm-3) (optional, only used for the linear attenuation coefficient µ):. No frames. Data in HTML tables. *High uncertainties at low x-ray energy (<1 keV)
- The mass attenuation coefficient, or mass narrow beam attenuation coefficient of the volume of a material characterizes how easily it can be penetrated by a beam of light, sound, particles, or other energy or matter. In addition to visible light, mass attenuation coefficients can be defined for other electromagnetic radiation (such as X-rays), sound, or any other beam that can be attenuated
- X-Ray Attenuation and Absorption for materials of Dosimetric Interest. J. H. Hubbell and S. M. Seltzer Tables and graphs of computed photon mass attenuation coefficients and mass energy-absorption coefficients from 1 keV to 20 MeV are presented for all of the elements (Z = 1 to 92) and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological interest

- ed by the degree of reduction in sound wave energy per unit distance traveled. It is composed of two parts, one (absorption) proportional to frequency, the other (scattering) dependent on the ratio of grain size or particle size to wavelength
- Your filters density is 8.92 g/cm? 300 250 200 150 Mass absorption coefficient (cm2/g) 200 150 100 50 2.2 07 0.0 02 0.6 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 Wavelength (A1 Table: List of anode materials and wavelengths of their Ka and KB radiations
- Abstract Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficient mu/rho and the mass energy-absorption coefficient mu (en)/rho are presented for all of the elements Z=1 to 92, and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological interest. The tables cover energies of the photon (x ray, gamma ray, bremsstrahlung) from 1 keV to 20 MeV
- = incident intensity, = mass absorption coefficient (cm2/g), = density of the shielding material (g/cm3), and t = physical thickness of the shielding material (cm). A plot of the total mass attenuation coefficient vs. gamma energy for some common shielding materials is provided in Figure 3
- The mass attenuation coefficients for compounds of biomedically important some elements (Na, Mg, Al, Ca, and Fe) have been measured by using an extremely narrow collimated-beam transmission method in the energy 59.5 keV. Total electronic, atomic, and molecular cross sections, effective atomic numbers, and electron densities have been obtained by using these results

Mass attenuation coefficient 1 Mass attenuation coefficient The mass attenuation coefficient is a measurement of how strongly a chemical species or substance absorbs or scatters light at a given wavelength, per unit mass. In addition to visible light, mass attenuation coefficients can b For energy 1keV-20MeV, the proposed relation between mass attenuation coefficient (μ/ρ), energy (E) and atomic show more content i=0 i=1 i=2 i=3 i=4 αi 10757.14872 - 3540.820395 398.4373505 -4.461736803 0 βi - 3.343463789 6.12684539•10-2 - 2.825112754•10-3 4.967048249•10-5 0 δi 0.4320534583 - 8.406094275•10-2 8.3504118•10-3.

Your filters density is 8.92 g/cm' (7 pts) 300 250 200 150 Mass absorption coefficient (cm219) 200 150 100 50 0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 0.8 1.0 1.2 Wavelength (A) Table: List of anode materials and wavelengths of their Ka and KB radiations The mass absorption coefficients of elements can be found in any X-ray text books. For an alloy, if you know the density of your material, a simple rules of mixture can be used to calculate mass. Detailed Tabulation of Atomic Form Factors, Photoelectric Absorption and Scattering Cross Section, and Mass Attenuation Coefficients for Z = 1-92 from E = 1-10 eV to E = 0.4-1.0 MeV C.T. Chantler, 1 K. Olsen, R.A. Dragoset, J. Chang, A.R. Kishore, S.A. Kotochigova, and D.S. Zucker NIST, Physical Measurement Laborator ** Mass attenuation coefficient, mass absorption coefficient, and mass scattering coefficient are defined as, where ρ m is the mass density**.. Napierian and decadic attenuation coefficients. Decadic attenuation coefficient or decadic narrow beam attenuation coefficient, denoted μ 10, is defined as = . Just as the usual attenuation coefficient measures the number of e-fold reductions that. TABLE 7.8 Mass Absorption Coefficients for Kai Lines and W Lai Line (Continued)... [Pg.706] AT the path length, and P (A) the mass absorption coefficient at wavelength A. Between absorption edges, P (A) is proportional to Z A and is nearly independent of physical or chemical state

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- Seltzer, S. and Hubbell, J. (1995), Tables and Graphs of Photon Mass Attenuation Coefficients and Mass Energy-Absorption Coefficients for Photon Energies 1 keV to 20 MeV for Elements Z = 1 to 92 and Some Dosimetric Materials, Publication of the Japanese Society of Radiological Technology ISSN (Accessed May 2, 2021
- Summary Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficients and the mass energy-absorption coefficients are presented for all of the elements Z = 1 to 92, and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological interest. The tables cover energies of the photon (x-ray, gamma ray, bremsstrahlung) from 1 keV to 20 MeV
- The mass attenuation coefficient (also known as the mass absorption coefficient) is a constant describing the fraction of photons removed from a monochromatic x-ray beam by a homogenous absorber per unit mass.. It is equivalent to the linear attenuation coefficient divided by the density of the absorber (μ/ρ), and is expressed in cm 2 /g.. The Beer-Lambert law, which describes the.
- Table 2 gives the density and mass absorption coefficient at two wavelengths of several elements found in artists pigments. One notes from the table, that the mass absorption coefficient tends to increase with increase in atomic number (Z) and that the absorption coeficient is greater (in some cases a factor of ten greater) for the longer.
- The mass energy-absorption coefficients, μ en /ρ, of carbon, nitrogen, silicon and sodium iodide using Geant4 simulation are given in Table 1(a, b) for photon energy of 0.4-10 MeV
- I/Io = e -µ* x = 1/ e µ* x = 1/ e µ x µ* = linear attenuation coefficient µ = mass attenuation coefficient = density of absorber Io I X-rays x Absorption µ - values for elements listed in various texts & International Tables for Crystallography Note that µ changes with X-ray wavelength Higher atomic no. --> larger µ, in general.

From Table 1 and Table 2 the total mass attenuation coefficients at these two points are quite in agreement with theory. Referring to the fact that there are no RRS effects at these points, it may be in lieu of the fact that Table 2. Measured total photon mass-attenuation coefficient element senic compared with theoretical and semiar -empirica ** listed in Table 2**. Total Mass Attenuation Coefficients The mass attenuation coefficient (μ t) for Earth atmosphere, has been shown graphically in Figure1, it is clear that the (μ t) is not constant but varies as a function of the incident photon energy, in the low incident photon energies (1

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- Your filters density is 8.92 g/cm°. (7 pts) 300 250 200 150 Mass absorption coefficient (cm2/g) 200 150 100 50 0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 1.0 1.2 Wavelength (A) Table: List of anode materials and wavelengths of their Ka and KB radiations
- e the amount of energy that is absorbed that is the dose Attenuation vs. Absorption H-201 - Health Physics Technology - Slide 22 - amount of energy that is absorbed, that is, the dose ¾The mass energy-absorption coefficient is typically referred to as μen/ρ ¾Turn to MISC-2
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**mass****absorption****coefficient**, μ/ρ, expressed in units of cm 2 g-1, where ρ is the density of the material, is approximately independent of the physical state of the material. [Ref. 1] Image showing periodicity of x-ray**mass****absorption****coefficients**(Ni-Kα) for 5d chemical elements - Empirical MAC (Mass Absorption Coefficients) are stored in a file called EMPMAC.DAT in the XRAYDATA sub directory (usually C:\Program Files\Probe for Windows). If the user obtains any new empirical MAC data the file can be edited using any text editor such as NotePad or NoteBook
- Transcribed image text: 2) Mass absorption coefficient vs wavelength plot of a material, indicating its K absorption edge is provided below. a) If this material is to be used as a filter, which of the materials given in the table would be a suitable anode material

- The mass attenuation coefficients, obtained by using aforementioned way, are listed in Table 3. It can be seen that the results listed in Table 3 are consistent with the other studies in.
- NOTE: The product of the absorption coefficients and path length (=optical depth) should be unitless. Table 7.1 Units used for the path length (or amount of absorbing gases); absorption coefficient, and line intensity. Absorbing gas (path length u) Absorption coefficient Line intensity (S) cm cm-1 cm-2 g cm-2 cm2 g-1 cm g-
- Update of photoelectric absorption coefficients in the tables of McMaster. Abdallah Shaltout. photoelectric and mass absorption cross-sections for fundamental parameter programs Element, Atomic Number, Atomic Weight, Density, gm/cm^3, Conversion Constant coherent and incoherent lsf-coefficients C7.66938EC00 C3.59752E 01 3.48899E 01 C1.

The classic listing of mass attenuation coefficients is that of Hubbell. Hubbell's tables can be found in the PTP Radiological Health Handbook beginning on page 90. The mass attenuation coefficient (u/D) is the probability of a The tables presented here are extracted from a more extensive set of tables to be published by Kaman Sciences. The more extensive tables list attenuation and absorption coefficients for 87 elements at 272 emission wavelengths, including 38 Ka lines, 31 Kß lines, 73 Lalines, 72 Lß1lines, 29 Ma lines, and 29 Mß lines calculated through the use of coding. The value for the overall mass coefficient found was 22,700 mol/(m^3*h). Conclusions Overall, the gas absorption system showed expected trends regarding the effect of CO2 absorption with respect to Liquid/Gas ratio. As the Liquid/Gas ratio was decreased, the percent CO2 absorbed decreased as well

- The mass-attenuation coefficients calculated in this work have been given in Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4 for Al, Cu and Au together with values from the literature. It can be seen from Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4 that mass-attenuation coefficients calculated with this method are in excellent agreement with some experimental and theoretical values in the above literature
- um for different energies is given in Table 1, The larger values of the attenuation coefficients of the heavier elements can clearly be seen. DENSITY (g^cm3) 11.3 7.9 6,85 3.35 2.70 2.35 1.65 1.00 ENERGY (MeV
- Tables of X-Ray Mass Attenuation Coefficients and Mass Energy-Absorption Coefficients 1 keV to 20 MeV for Elements Z = 1 to 92 and 48 Additional Substances of Dosimetric Interest. National Institute of Standards and Technology (1995) Google Scholar. Ishakoğlu and Baytaş, 2002
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The calculated results of the mass attenuation coefficients for bone, muscle and water at photon energies of 0.001 keV-20 MeV is given in Table 1 from Hubbell and Seltzer. It can be clearly seen in this table that the mass and linear attenuation coefficients and the half-value thickness depends on the photon energy NIST X-Ray Attenuation and Absorption for Materials of Dosimetric Interest By J. H. Hubbell and S. M. Seltzer, NIST. Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficients and the mass energy-absorption coefficients from 1 keV to 20 MeV are presented for all of the elements (Z = 1 to 92) and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological. A new method to measure mass attenuation coefficient of - particles covering end point energies 0.318 to 2.28 MeV for elements H, C, O, Al, Cl, Cu and Ag from compounds and salts has been described. The measured mass attenuation coefficients of beta particles have been compared to the values given in previous work table-2. The mass attenuation coefficient values decrease with increase in photon energy as seen from figure-3. The experimental values for almost all the rubidium halides studied in the present work are smaller than their theoretical values. The difference might be from experimental setup, counting and. An empirical method of calculating mass absorption coefficients is given. Complete tables of constants are presented for calculating μ/ρ for all elements and for wave‐lengths less than the K critical absorption wave‐length. Partial tables give constants for wave‐lengths between the L 1 and M 1 critical wave‐lengths

- Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficient mu/rho and the mass energy-absorption coefficient mu(en)/rho are presented for all of the elements Z=1 to 92, and for 48 compounds and mixtures of radiological interest. The tables cover energies of the photon (x ray, gamma ray, bremsstrahlung) from 1 keV to 20 MeV
- The mass attenuation coefficient is defined as the ratio of the linear attenuation coefficient and absorber density (μ/ρ). The attenuation of X-rays can be then described by the following equation: I=I 0.e-(μ/ρ).ρl, where ρ is the material density, (μ/ρ) is the mass attenuation coefficient and ρ.l is the mass thickness. The measurement.
- MASS TRANSFER, ABSORPTION A expressed through its mole or mass ratios X and Y*, X and Y (Table 2.2), we Ky = overall mass transfer coefficient related to the drivin
- Mass attenuation coefficients.mu../rho for H, C, N, O, and Ar, developed at the National Bureau of Standards by the X-Ray and Ionizing Radiation Data Center from the latest theoretical and experimental cross-section data, are tabulated for photon energies from 0.1 keV to 20 MeV, including the cesium-137 and cobalt-60 energies explicitly

The measurement unit used for the mass attenuation coefficient cm 2 g-1.For intermediate energies the Compton scattering dominates and different absorbers have approximately equal mass attenuation coefficients. This is due to the fact that cross section of Compton scattering is proportional to the Z (atomic number) and therefore the coefficient. The total mass attenuation coefficient for each material was divided by the total mass attenuation coefficient of the human brain (ICRU and ICRP) in the energy range of 10 to 150 keV. The figure 1 and figure 2 show the ratios of total mass attenuation coefficient for the modelling clay and the nylon®, respectively. The table 3 shows the mean. PHOTON MASS ENERGY-ABSORPTION COEFFICIENTS 149 METHODS OF CALCULATION Mass Attenuation Coefficient Our starting point is the current NIST database of pho-ton interaction cross sections [see Berger and Hubbell (13)], for all elements and for photon energies from 1 keV to 100 GeV. This comprehensive dataset is based on photoelectric absorption. The molar attenuation coefficient is a measurement of how strongly a chemical species attenuates light at a given wavelength.It is an intrinsic property of the species. The SI unit of molar attenuation coefficient is the square metre per mole (m 2 /mol), but in practice, quantities are usually expressed in terms of M −1 ⋅cm −1 or L⋅mol −1 ⋅cm −1 (the latter two units are both. Tables and graphs of the photon mass attenuation coefficient mu/rho and the mass energy-absorption coefficient mu(en)/rho are presented for all of the elements Z=1 to 92, and for 48 compounds and.

The calculated mass attenuation coefficients of beta particles incident on the aluminum absorbers are shown in Table 2. As shown in Table 2 , most of the calculated values vary 5-7% when the energy distribution of beta-particles changes from the allowed to the first forbidden unique shape where μ/ρ is the mass attenuation coefficient for the brass, w i is the weight fraction of the i th element in the brass, and (μ/ρ) i is the mass attenuation coefficient of the i th element. The values of (μ/ρ) i may be found in various compilations, including tables available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology In this paper, the mass attenuation coefficient (µ̸ ρ) of the compound (SiO2) has been calculated by using a theoretical method depends on deferential cross section, for following interactions (photoelectric, Rayleigh and Compton scattering which taken from tables. The energy band ranged from (1keV - 1 MeV)

2.2.2 Mass Attenuation Coefficient The linear attenuation coefficient is the simplest absorption coefficient to measure experimentally, but it is not usually tabulated because of its dependence on the density of the absorbing material. For example, at a given energy, the linear attenuation coefficients of water, ice, and steam are all different. Mass attenuation coefficients μ/ϱ and mass energy-absorption coefficients μ cn/ϱ are tabulated in units of m 2 kg −1 for photon energies 1 keV to 20 MeV for 40 elements ranging from hydrogen (Z= 1) to uranium (Z= 92). In addition, μ/ϱ and μ cn /ϱ values are tabulated over this same energy range for 45 mixtures and compounds of dosimetric interest, computed from the above data using.

attenuation coefficient. To determine the linear attenuation coefficient, we multiply the mass attenuation coefficient by the mass density ρ. This is a number we can find in the same table in Johns & Cunningham and we find it is 2.699 103 kg/m3. We convert the mass attenuation coefficient of 5.49 10-2 cm2/g to 5.49 10- on a mass basis, in grams per square centimeter. any direction is simply the sum of the intensities Accordingly, the attenuation coefficient is often scattered by the individual electrons. expressed in (g/cm2)-i=cm2/g and called the Some of the scattering by an atomic system is mass-absorption coefficient Tables of x-ray mass attenuation coefficients and mass energy absorption coefficients from 1 keV to 20 MeV for elements Z = 1 to 92 and 48 additional substances of dosimetric interest NISTIR-5632. Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology; 1995. 8

Absorption coefficients of common building materials and finishes Floor materials 125 Hz 250 Hz 500 Hz 1 kHz 2 kHz 4 kHz Carpet 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.15 0.25 0.45 Concrete (unpainted, rough finish) 0.01 0.02 0.04 0.06 0.08 0.1 Concrete (sealed or painted) 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 Marble or glazed tile 0.01. The UV.EAC field contains numerically searchable extinction/absorption coefficient data for organic compounds at specified wavelengths and solvents, with source literature references. This table is found under the Spectra-UV/VIS property heading in the substance record display Below you will find a list of commonly-accepted Absorption Coefficients that we use to measure how absorptive each surface is when calculating reverberation time. Absorption coefficients are an average of how absorptive each product is at numerous frequencies, generally at 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, and 2000 Hz is responsible for absorption. If k is equal to 0 at a given wavelength thus a particle does not absorb radiation at this wavelength. Table 3.1 Some refractive indices of atmospheric aerosol substances at = 0.5 m. Substance n k Water 1.333 0 Hematite 2.6 1.0 Elemental carbon 1.75 0.44 Organic carbon 1.53 0.05 NaCl(s) 1.544

[4] J H Hubbell; S M Seltzer Tables of X-Ray Mass Attenuation coefficients and Mass EnergyAbsorption Coefficients 1keV to 20MeV for Elements z=1 to 92 and 48 Additional Substances of Dosimetric Interest (1995 Table 5 shows the mean values for the mass attenuation coefficient of the six compounds glucose, fructose, manose, xylose, ribose and arabinose. Similarly the mean values for the three compounds sucrose, lactose and maltose are given

TABLE 1. Experimental mass attenuation coefficient for aluminum copper and led Aluminum Copper Lead Energy [MeV] 2 Mass attenuation coefficient [cm /g] Mass attenuation coefficient [cm2/g] Mass attenuation coefficient [cm2/g] 81 511 662 1173 1275 1333 0.2215 0.1107 0.090 The sound absorption coefficient is the ratio of absorbed sound intensity in an actual material to the incident sound intensity and can be expressed as. α = I a / I i (1). where . α = sound absorption coefficient. I a = sound intensity absorbed (W/m 2). I i = incident sound intensity (W/m 2). Absorption coefficient - α - for some common materials can be found in the table below The attenuation coefficient (or absorption coefficient) is simply the inverse of the absorption length; = / = Calculating. The absorption length arises from the imaginary part of the atomic scattering factor, f 2. It is closely related to the absorption cross-section, and the mass absorption coefficient the vaporization of water and the gas absorption into organic solvents. Furthermore, its applicability to the distillation in packed columns is also discussed. I. Liquid-side Mass Transfer Coefficient : kL 1 à1 Gas absorption and desorption with water The &l a data for gas absorption into water and desorp