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Monte Carlo 20 And 45 MEV Bremsstrahlung And Dose-Reduction Calculations
Author(s): David R. Goosman
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Paper Abstract

The SANDYL electron-photon coupled Monte Carlo code has been compared with previously published experimental bremsstrah-lung data at 20.9 MeV electron energy. The code was then used to calculate forward-directed spectra, angular distributions and dose-reduction factors for three practical configurations. These are: 20 MeV electrons incident on 1 mm of W + 59 mm of Be, 45 MeV electrons of I mm of W, and 45 MeV electrons on 1 mm of W + 147 mm of Be. The application of these results to flash radiography is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.967898
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David R. Goosman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0491:
16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Michel L. Andre; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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