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Monte carlo simulations of the n-TOF lead spallation target with the Geant4 toolkit: A benchmark study

Lerendegui-Marco, J.; Cortes-Giraldo, M. A.; Guerrero, C.; Quesada, J. M.; Lo Meo, S.; Massimi, C.; Barbagallo, M.; Vlachoudis, V.; Aberle, O.; Bacak, M.; Wallner, Anton

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Monte Carlo (MC) simulations are an essential tool to determine fundamental features of a neutron beam, such as the neutron flux or the γ-ray background, that sometimes can not be measured or at least not in every position or energy range. Until recently, the most widely used MC codes in this field had been MCNPX and FLUKA. However, the Geant4 toolkit has also become a competitive code for the transport of neutrons after the development of the native Geant4 format for neutron data libraries,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/195744
Source: ND 2016: International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1051/epjconf/201714603030
Access Rights: Open Access

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