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Dose and Fluence Distributions of the Primary and Secondary Particles in Biological Material Irradiated by $^{252}$Cf Fission Neutrons and d-Be Generated Neutrons

  title={Dose and Fluence Distributions of the Primary and Secondary Particles in Biological Material Irradiated by \$^\{252\}\$Cf Fission Neutrons and d-Be Generated Neutrons},
  author={Sungmin Pak and Francis A. Cucinotta},
For understanding the biological effects of neutrons, predictions of the secondary charged particle distributions by neutron irradiation are needed in biophysical models. We have performed detailed Monte-Carlo simulations using the PHITS computer code of the the dose and fluence spectra of charged particles in the biological materials irradiated by neutron beams with energies below 10 MeV. We compare the results for two different neutron spectra used in radiobiology experiments; the spontaneous… 

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