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Table 1 Summarized properties of the detected RIF distribution, and the simulated RIF distributions from the elliptical cylinder phantom and the mesh volume phantom

From: Small-scale dosimetry for alpha particle 241Am source cell irradiation and estimation of γ-H2AX foci distribution in prostate cancer cell line PC3

Irradiation time Data Mean Median Mode Variance SD CV
4 min Detected RIF 0.7 0 0 1.2 1.1 0.6
Simulated ellipse RIF 0.7 0 0 0.8 0.9 0.8
Simulated mesh RIF 0.7 0 0 0.9 0.9 0.8
8 min Detected RIF 1.2 0 0 3.6 1.9 0.6
Simulated ellipse RIF 1.4 1 1 1.8 1.3 1.1
Simulated mesh RIF 1.4 1 1 1.9 1.4 1.1
12 min Detected RIF 2.2 2 0 3.7 1.9 1.2
Simulated ellipse RIF 2.1 2 1 2.8 1.7 1.3
Simulated mesh RIF 2.2 2 1 3.1 1.8 1.3