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Table 2 Neutron dose rates at the distance of 1 cm from the center of the phantoms

From: A simulation study on using 252Cf for the treatment of esophagus tumor in human phantom

Phantom Dose (cGy.μg−1.h−1)
Present work Rivard [20] Deviation (%)
Water 1.742 1.772 − 1.7
Brain 1.694 1.723 − 1.68
Muscle 1.630 1.636 − 0.36
A-150 plastic 1.684 1.722 − 2.21