ACCEPT: three-dimensional electron/photon Monte Carlo transport code using combinatorial geometry

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The ACCEPT code provides experimenters and theorists with a method for the routine solution of coupled electron/photon transport through three-dimensional multimaterial geometries described by the combinational method. Emphasis is placed upon operational simplicity without sacrificing the rigor of the model. ACCEPT combines condensed-history electron Monte Carlo with conventional single-scattering photon Monte Carlo in order to describe the transport of all generations of particles from several MeV down to 1.0 and 10.0 keV for electrons and photons, respectively. The model is more accurate at the higher energies with a less rigorous description of the particle cascade at energies where the shell ... continued below

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Halbleib, J.A. Sr. May 1, 1979.

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The ACCEPT code provides experimenters and theorists with a method for the routine solution of coupled electron/photon transport through three-dimensional multimaterial geometries described by the combinational method. Emphasis is placed upon operational simplicity without sacrificing the rigor of the model. ACCEPT combines condensed-history electron Monte Carlo with conventional single-scattering photon Monte Carlo in order to describe the transport of all generations of particles from several MeV down to 1.0 and 10.0 keV for electrons and photons, respectively. The model is more accurate at the higher energies with a less rigorous description of the particle cascade at energies where the shell structure of the transport media becomes important. Flexibility of construction permits the user to tailor the model to specific applications and to extend the capabilities of the model to more sophisticated applications through relatively simple update procedures. The ACCEPT code is currently running on the CDC-7600 (66000) where the bulk of the cross-section data and the statistical variables are stored in Large Core Memory (Extended Core Storage).

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Dep. NTIS, PC A04/MF A01.

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  • Report No.: SAND-79-0415
  • Grant Number: EY-76-C-04-0789
  • DOI: 10.2172/6208549 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6208549
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1107299

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Halbleib, J.A. Sr. ACCEPT: three-dimensional electron/photon Monte Carlo transport code using combinatorial geometry, report, May 1, 1979; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1107299/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.