specific activity, \(a\)

in radiochemistry
For a specified isotope, or mixture of isotope, the activity of a material divided by the mass of the material.
PAC, 1994, 66, 2513. 'Nomenclature for radioanalytical chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 2515 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199466122513)
PAC, 1996, 68, 957. 'Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)' on page 993 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199668040957)