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Characterisation of the TRIUMF neutron facility using a Monte Carlo simulation code

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Characterisation of the TRIUMF neutron facility using a Monte Carlo simulation code. / Monk, Stephen; Abram, Tom; Joyce, Malcolm.

In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 164, No. 3, 2015, p. 228-238.

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title = "Characterisation of the TRIUMF neutron facility using a Monte Carlo simulation code",
abstract = "A comparison of the simulation codes MCNPX, FLUKA and GEANT4 is described for the characterisation of the high-energy neutron field at the Tri Universities Meson Facility (TRUIMF) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Particle transport simulation codes MCNPX (version 2.6.0), FLUKA (version 2011.2.17) and GEANT4 (version 9.6) have been used to model the facility This information is further compared to the neutron spectrum calculated to be due to neutron radiation of cosmic origin at typical aircraft altitudes. As a means to explain differences between the results obtained, 4 models are compared in the MCNPX environment (BERTINI, ISABEL, CEM03 and INCL4).",
author = "Stephen Monk and Tom Abram and Malcolm Joyce",
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year = "2015",
doi = "10.1093/rpd/ncu301",
language = "English",
volume = "164",
pages = "228--238",
journal = "Radiation Protection Dosimetry",
issn = "0144-8420",
publisher = "Oxford University Press",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Characterisation of the TRIUMF neutron facility using a Monte Carlo simulation code

AU - Monk, Stephen

AU - Abram, Tom

AU - Joyce, Malcolm

N1 - This article has been accepted for publication in Radiation Protection Dosimetry Published by Oxford University Press.

PY - 2015

Y1 - 2015

N2 - A comparison of the simulation codes MCNPX, FLUKA and GEANT4 is described for the characterisation of the high-energy neutron field at the Tri Universities Meson Facility (TRUIMF) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Particle transport simulation codes MCNPX (version 2.6.0), FLUKA (version 2011.2.17) and GEANT4 (version 9.6) have been used to model the facility This information is further compared to the neutron spectrum calculated to be due to neutron radiation of cosmic origin at typical aircraft altitudes. As a means to explain differences between the results obtained, 4 models are compared in the MCNPX environment (BERTINI, ISABEL, CEM03 and INCL4).

AB - A comparison of the simulation codes MCNPX, FLUKA and GEANT4 is described for the characterisation of the high-energy neutron field at the Tri Universities Meson Facility (TRUIMF) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Particle transport simulation codes MCNPX (version 2.6.0), FLUKA (version 2011.2.17) and GEANT4 (version 9.6) have been used to model the facility This information is further compared to the neutron spectrum calculated to be due to neutron radiation of cosmic origin at typical aircraft altitudes. As a means to explain differences between the results obtained, 4 models are compared in the MCNPX environment (BERTINI, ISABEL, CEM03 and INCL4).

U2 - 10.1093/rpd/ncu301

DO - 10.1093/rpd/ncu301

M3 - Journal article

VL - 164

SP - 228

EP - 238

JO - Radiation Protection Dosimetry

JF - Radiation Protection Dosimetry

SN - 0144-8420

IS - 3

ER -