Definition of fluence
1 : the number of particles (such as photons or neutrons) incident on a sphere divided by the cross-sectional area of the sphere : the total number of particles per unit area with which a material is irradiated particle fluence
2 : the sum of the energies of the particles of a fluence : the energy per unit area contained in the particles with which a material is irradiated energy fluence
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Origin and Etymology of fluence
Latin fluere to flow + English -ence — more at fluid
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