Status of electron transport in MCNP{trademark}

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In recent years, an ongoing project within the radiation transport group (XTM) at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been the implementation and validation of an electron transport capability in the Monte Carlo code NICNP. In this paper the authors document the continuous-energy electron transport methods currently in use in MCNP, and describes a recent improvement of the energy-loss straggling algorithm. MCNP also supports electron transport calculations in a multigroup mode.

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Hughes, H.G. September 1, 1995.

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In recent years, an ongoing project within the radiation transport group (XTM) at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been the implementation and validation of an electron transport capability in the Monte Carlo code NICNP. In this paper the authors document the continuous-energy electron transport methods currently in use in MCNP, and describes a recent improvement of the energy-loss straggling algorithm. MCNP also supports electron transport calculations in a multigroup mode.

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10 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95016864

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  • Winter meeting of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), San Francisco, CA (United States), 29 Oct - 1 Nov 1995

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-2138
  • Report No.: CONF-951006--17
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 102222
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619291

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Hughes, H.G. Status of electron transport in MCNP{trademark}, article, September 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619291/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.