Monte Carlo calculation of flux-to-dose-rate conversion factors for energies between 0. 01 and 1. 00 MeV

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Gamma-ray flux-to-dose-rate conversion factors for energies between 0.01 and 1.0 MeV were computed using the Monte Carlo method for a 30-cm-thick slab having the standard-man composition. Agreement between the computed factors and standard factors (ANSI/ANS-6.1.1-1977) was optimal for energies above 0.1 MeV and was at most 30% lower (at 0.02 MeV) for energies below 0.1 MeV. The computed factors were also in agreement with experimentally-obtained factors.

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Tapia, C.S. December 8, 1980.

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Gamma-ray flux-to-dose-rate conversion factors for energies between 0.01 and 1.0 MeV were computed using the Monte Carlo method for a 30-cm-thick slab having the standard-man composition. Agreement between the computed factors and standard factors (ANSI/ANS-6.1.1-1977) was optimal for energies above 0.1 MeV and was at most 30% lower (at 0.02 MeV) for energies below 0.1 MeV. The computed factors were also in agreement with experimentally-obtained factors.

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  • Seminar on the Monte Carlo method: a solution to radiation transport problems, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, 11 Dec 1980

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  • Report No.: CONF-801282-1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-26
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5185712
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1054906

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Tapia, C.S. Monte Carlo calculation of flux-to-dose-rate conversion factors for energies between 0. 01 and 1. 00 MeV, article, December 8, 1980; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1054906/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.