Multidimensional electron-photon transport with standard discrete ordinates codes

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A method is described for generating electron cross sections that are compatible with standard discrete ordinates codes without modification. There are many advantages of using an established discrete ordinates solver, e.g. immediately available adjoint capability. Coupled electron-photon transport capability is needed for many applications, including the modeling of the response of electronics components to space and man-made radiation environments. The cross sections have been successfully used in the DORT, TWODANT and TORT discrete ordinates codes. The cross sections are shown to provide accurate and efficient solutions to certain multidimensional electronphoton transport problems.

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Drumm, C.R. December 31, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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A method is described for generating electron cross sections that are compatible with standard discrete ordinates codes without modification. There are many advantages of using an established discrete ordinates solver, e.g. immediately available adjoint capability. Coupled electron-photon transport capability is needed for many applications, including the modeling of the response of electronics components to space and man-made radiation environments. The cross sections have been successfully used in the DORT, TWODANT and TORT discrete ordinates codes. The cross sections are shown to provide accurate and efficient solutions to certain multidimensional electronphoton transport problems.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96004306

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  • Radiation protection and shielding topical meeting, North Falmouth, MA (United States), 21-25 Apr 1996

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  • Other: DE96004306
  • Report No.: SAND--95-2738C
  • Report No.: CONF-960467--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 192562
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc672391

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Drumm, C.R. Multidimensional electron-photon transport with standard discrete ordinates codes, article, December 31, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc672391/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.