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The FLUKA code: New developments and application to 1GeV/n iron beams

Aiginger, H. (CERN) ; Andersen, V. (Houston U.) ; Ballarini, F. (Pavia U.) ; Battistoni, G. (INFN, Milan) ; Campanella, M. (Milan U.) ; Carboni, M. (Frascati) ; Cerutti, F. (Milan U.) ; Empl, A. (Houston U.) ; Enghardt, W. (Forschungszentrum Dresden Rossendorf) ; Fassò, A. (SLAC) ; Ferrari, A. (CERN) ; Gadioli, E. (Milan U.) ; Garzelli, M.V. (Milan U.) ; Lee, K. (Houston U.) ; Ottolenghi, A. (Pavia U.) ; Parodi, K. (Forschungszentrum Dresden Rossendorf) ; Pelliccioni, M. (Frascati) ; Pinsky, L. (Houston U.) ; Ranft, J. (Siegen U.) ; Roesler, S. (CERN) ; Sala, P.R. (INFN, Milan) ; Scannicchio, D. (INFN, Pavia) ; Smirnov, G. (Dubna, JINR) ; Sommerer, F. (TU Vienna) ; Wilson, T. (NASA, Goddard) ; Zapp, N. (NASA, Houston)

Published in: Adv.Space Res.
Year: 2005
Vol.: 35    Num./Issue: 2
Page No: 214-222
Pages: 9

Abstract: The modeling of ion transport and interactions in matter is a subject of growing interest, driven by the continuous increase of possible application fields. These include hadron therapy, dosimetry, and space missions, but there are also several issues involving fundamental research, accelerator physics, and cosmic ray physics, where a reliable description of heavy ion induced cascades is important. In the present work, the capabilities of the fluka code for ion beams will be briefly recalled and some recent developments presented. Applications of the code to the simulation of therapeutic carbon, nitrogen and oxygen ion beams, and of iron beams, which are of direct interest for space mission related experiments, will be also presented together with interesting consideration relative to the evaluation of dosimetric quantities. Both applications involve ion beams in the AGeV range.

Web-Page: http://www.mi.infn.it/~garzelli/pub/AdvSpaRes35-214.pdf

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DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2005.01.090
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