Radiography image detector capability in MCNP4B{trademark}

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For some time now, people have been interested in adding a capability to the MCNP code to provide computational simulations of imagery such as x-ray images or pinhole projections of an object from an internal or external source. The main focus of these interests are in the ability to generate the direct or source contribution to the image, in addition to the total image obtained from both scattered and direct contributions. With this ability, simulations can be done to determine methods for image enhancement or to extract a direct image from one composed of direct, scattered, and background contributions. A ... continued below

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Snow, E.C. & Court, J.D. December 31, 1998.

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  • Snow, E.C. Bechtel Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (United States)
  • Court, J.D. Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

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For some time now, people have been interested in adding a capability to the MCNP code to provide computational simulations of imagery such as x-ray images or pinhole projections of an object from an internal or external source. The main focus of these interests are in the ability to generate the direct or source contribution to the image, in addition to the total image obtained from both scattered and direct contributions. With this ability, simulations can be done to determine methods for image enhancement or to extract a direct image from one composed of direct, scattered, and background contributions. A patch extending the existing point detector capabilities in MCNP has been created to provide radiography-type imagery as a tally option in MCNP. In addition to the patch available to MCNP4B, this feature is being considered for permanent inclusion in MCNPX, the high-energy transport version of MCNP.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99001663

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  • American Nuclear Society winter meeting, Washington, DC (United States), 15-19 Nov 1998

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  • Other: DE99001663
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-2781
  • Report No.: CONF-981106--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 307951
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679959

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Snow, E.C. & Court, J.D. Radiography image detector capability in MCNP4B{trademark}, article, December 31, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679959/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.