 Units of Radioactivity - Maple Programming Help

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Description

 • Radioactivity has the dimension length squared mass per time. The SI composite unit of radioactivity is the kilogram meter squared per second.
 • Maple knows the units of radioactivity listed in the following table.

 Name Symbols Context Alternate Spellings Prefixes becquerel Bq SI * becquerels SI curie Ci radiation * curies SI rutherford Rd radiation * rutherfords SI

 An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, becquerel[SI] or Ci[radiation]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, becquerel or Ci.
 The units of radioactivity are defined as follows.
 A becquerel is defined as a radionuclide decay per second.
 A curie is defined as $3.7{10}^{10}$ radionuclide decays per second.
 A rutherford is defined as $1.{10}^{6}$ radionuclide decays per second.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{convert}\left('\mathrm{becquerel}','\mathrm{dimensions}','\mathrm{base}'=\mathrm{true}\right)$
 $\frac{{1}}{{\mathrm{time}}}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(1,'\mathrm{units}','\mathrm{Ci}','\mathrm{Bq}'\right)$
 ${37000000000}$ (2)
 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(1,'\mathrm{units}','\mathrm{Rd}','\mathrm{Bq}'\right)$
 ${1000000}$ (3)