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2016

The FLUKA Code: An Accurate Simulation Tool for Particle Therapy

G. Battistoni et al.
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Front. Oncol., 11 May 2016

A model for the accurate computation of the lateral scattering of protons in water

E.V. Bellinzona et al.

Physics in Medicine and Biology 61, 183 (2016)

Production of secondary particles and nuclei in cosmic rays collisions with the interstellar gas using the FLUKA code

M.N. Mazziotta et al.
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Astropart.Phys. 81 (2016) 21-38

2015

Overview of the FLUKA code

G. Battistoni et al.
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Annals of Nuclear Energy 82, 10-18 (2015)

Benchmark of the FLUKA model of crystal channeling against the UA9-H8 experiment

P. Schoofs et al.

Nucl.Instrum.Meth. B355 (2015) 374-377

2014

The FLUKA Code: Developments and Challenges for High Energy and Medical Applications

T.T Bohlen et al.

Nuclear Data Sheets, 120, 211-214 (2014)

Hadronic and electromagnetic fragmentation of ultrarelativistic heavy ions at LHC

H.H Braun et al.

Phys.Rev.ST Accel.Beams 17 (2014) 2, 021006

FLUKA and PENELOPE simulations of 10 keV to 10 MeV photons in LYSO and soft tissue

M.P.W Chin et al.

Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 95 (2014) 170-173

2013

Hadron production simulation by FLUKA

G. Battistoni et al.

J.Phys.Conf.Ser. 408 (2013) 012051

Distributions of secondary particles in proton and carbon-ion therapy: a comparison between GATE/Geant4 and FLUKA Monte Carlo codes

C. Robert et al.
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Physics in Medicine and Biology 58, 2879 (2013)

2012

Describing Compton scattering and two-quanta positron annihilation based on Compton profiles: Two models suited for the Monte Carlo method

T.T Bohlen et al.

JINST 7 (2012) P07018

2011

FLUKA Capabilities and CERN Applications for the Study of Radiation Damage to Electronics at High-Energy Hadron Accelerators

G. Battistoni et al.
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Presented at the Joint International Conference of the 7th Supercomputing in Nuclear Application
and the 3rd Monte Carlo (SNA+MC 2010)
October 17-21 2010, Tokyo, Japan
Prog. Nuc. Sc. Techn. 2:948-954 (2011)

An integral test of FLUKA nuclear models with 160 MeV proton beams in multi-layer Faraday cups

I. Rinaldi et al.
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Physics in Medicine and Biology 56, 4001 (2011)

The Applicaton of the Monte Carlo code FLUKA in Radiation Protection Studies for the Large Hadron Collider

G. Battistoni et al.
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Presented at the Joint International Conference of the 7th Supercomputing in Nuclear Application
and the 3rd Monte Carlo (SNA+MC 2010)
October 17-21 2010, Tokyo, Japan
Prog. Nuc. Sc. Techn. 2:358-364 (2011)

2010

Benchmarking nuclear models of FLUKA and GEANT4 for carbon ion therapy

T.T. Boehlen et al.
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Physics in Medicine and Biology 55, 5833 2010

The FLUKA Monte Carlo code coupled with the local effect model for biological calculations in carbon ion therapy

A. Mairani et al.
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Physics in Medicine and Biology 55, 4273 2010

2009

FLAIR: a powerful but user friendly graphical interface for FLUKA

V. Vlachoudis.
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods & Reactor Physics (M&C 2009)

2007

The FLUKA code: description and benchmarking

G. Battistoni et al.
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Proceedings of the Hadronic Shower Simulation Workshop, Fermilab 6--8 September 2006,
M.Albrow, R. Raja eds.,
AIP Conference Proceeding 896, 31-49, 2007

2004

Heavy ion interactions from Coulomb barrier to few GeV/n: Boltzman Master Equation theory and FLUKA code performance

G. Battistoni et al.

Presented at 5th Latin American Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Santos, Brazil, 1-5 Sep 2003
Braz.J.Phys.34:897-900 (Sep 2004)

Nuclear models in FLUKA: present capabilities, open problems and future improvements

F. Ballarini et al.
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presented at ND2004, Santa Fe, 26 Sep - 1 Oct 2004
(SLAC-PUB-10813)

2003

The physics models of FLUKA: status and recent developments

A. Fassò et al.
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talk given at CHEP 03, La Jolla, California, 24-28 Mar 2003.
eConf C0303241:MOMT005 2003

The FLUKA code: present application and future developments

A. Fasso' et al.
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Talk given at CHEP 03, La Jolla, California, 24-28 Mar 2003.
eConf C0303241:MOMT004 2003

2001

Nuclear reactions in Monte Carlo codes

A. Ferrari, and P.R. Sala
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invited talk at the 13th Symposium on Microdosimetry, Stresa
May 27th-June 1st 2001
Radiat. Prot. Dosimetry 99, 29-38 (Jun 2002)

A Monte Carlo simulation of the interactions of cosmic rays with the atmosphere

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proceedings of ICRC 2001, p 1381-1384

2000

Hadronic models and experimental data for the neutrino beam production

G. Collazuol, A. Ferrari, A. Guglielmi, and P.R. Sala
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(Science Direct)
Nuclear Instruments & methods A, 449, 609-623 (2000)

Physics processesin hadronic showers

A. Ferrari and P.R. Sala
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Frascati Physics Series Vol. nnn (2001), pp. 000-000 IX. Int. Conf. on Calorimetry in Part. Phys. - Annecy, Oct. 9-14, 2000

The FLUKA radiation transport code and its use for space problems

Alfredo Ferrari, Johannes Ranft and Paola R. Sala
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1st International Workshop on Space Radiation Research and 11th Annual NASA Space Radiation Health Investigators Workshop
Arona, Italy, 27-31 may 2000

1999

Predicting Induced Radioactivity at High-Energy Electron Accelerators

A. Fassò. M. Silari, L. Ulrici
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9th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (1999)

1998

Treating high energy showers

A. Ferrari, and P.R. Sala
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Lecture given at the Training course on the use of MCNP in Radiation Protection and Dosimetry,
Bologna (Italy), 13-16 May 1996. ENEA, Roma, p. 233-264 (1998)

1997

New developments in FLUKA modelling of hadronic and EM interactions

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 3rd Workshop on Simulating Accelerator Radiation Environments (SARE 3), KEK, Tsukuba, Japan,
7-9 May 1997, Ed. H. Hirayama, KEK Proceedings 97-5, 1997, p. 32

FLUKA applications in high energy problems: from LHC to ICARUS and atmospheric showers

A. Ferrari, T. Rancati, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 3rd Workshop on Simulating Accelerator Radiation Environments (SARE 3), KEK, Tsukuba, Japan,
7-9 May 1997, Ed. H. Hirayama, KEK Proceedings 97-5, 1997

Total Giant Resonance photonuclear cross sections for light nuclei: A database for the FLUKA Monte Carlo transport code

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 3rd Specialists' Meeting on Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities (SATIF 3), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 12-13 May 1997, OECD-NEA 1998, p. 61

Simulation of nuclear effects in neutrino interactions

D. Cavalli, A. Ferrari, P.R. Sala
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ICARUS-TM-97/18 (1997)

Intermediate and high energy models in FLUKA: improvements, benchmarks and applications

A. Ferrari, and P.R. Sala
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Proc. Int. Conf. on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology,NDST-97, Trieste (Italy), May 19-24 1997.
Ed. G. Reffo, A. Ventura and C. Grandi (Bologna: Italian Phys. Soc.) Vol. 59, Part I, p. 247 (1997)

1996

GEANT hadronic event generators: a comparison at the single interaction level

A. Ferrari and P.R. Sala
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ATLAS Internal Note Phys. No. 086 (1996)
The three hadronic packages of GEANT, including GFLUKA, are compared with each other and with standalone FLUKA.

The Physics of High Energy Reactions

A. Ferrari, and P.R. Sala
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Proc. Workshop on Nuclear Reaction Data and Nuclear Reactors Physics, Design and Safety,
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Miramare-Trieste, Italy, 15 April-17 May 1996
Ed. A. Gandini and G. Reffo, World Scientific, p. 424 (1998)
An expanded version of the 1995 lecture "Physics of showers induced by accelerator beams", with special attention to nuclear effects. A good introduction especially to the physics of FLUKA hadron generators.

Cascade particles, nuclear evaporation, and residual nuclei in high energy hadron-nucleus interactions

A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, S. Roesler, P.R. Sala

Z. Phys. C70, 413-426 (1996)

The production of residual nuclei in peripheral high energy nucleus-nucleus interactions

A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, S. Roesler, P.R. Sala

Z. Phys. C71, 75-86 (1996)

Study of radiative muon interactions at 300 GeV

M. Antonelli, G. Battistoni, A. Ferrari, P.R. Sala
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Proc. VI Int. Conf. on Calorimetry in High Energy Physics (Calor 96), Frascati (Italy) June 8-14, 1996
Ed. A. Antonelli, S. Bianco, A. Calcaterra, F.L. Fabbri, Frascati Physics Series Vol. VI, p. 561-570 (1997)

1995

FLUKA: Performances and applications in the intermediate energy range

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 1st AEN/NEA Specialists' Meeting on Shielding Aspects of Accelerators, Targets and Irradiation Facilities (SATIF 1), Arlington (Texas), Apr. 28-29 (1994). OECD Documents, 1995, p. 287-304
PEANUT Preequilibrium-Intranuclear Cascade code is described in some detail, in particular the pion potential, and several effects ignored by most Intranuclear cascade codes (formation zone,nucleon antisymmetrization, nucleon-nucleon hard-core correlations, coherence length after elastic or charge exchange hadron-nucleon scattering). Several benchmarks are presented. Other aspects of FLUKA important for shielding design of intermediate-energy accelerators (in particular biasing) are described.

An update about FLUKA

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 2nd Workshop on Simulating Accelerator Radiation Environments (SARE 2), CERN, Geneva,
Switzerland 9-11 Oct. 1995.Ed. G.R. Stevenson, CERN Report TIS-RP/97-05 (1997), p. 158-170
FLUKA improvements in the period 1993-1995 concern: the multiple scattering algorithm (now enriched by a single-scattering algorithm at boundary crossing); the treatment of energy loss (improved ionization potential, handling of porous substances, ranging out particles below energy cutoff); PEANUT (preequilibrium model extended to 1.5 GeV, separate proton and neutron nuclear densities, shell model densities for light nuclei, anisotropy in the angular distribution of pion absorption, isobar model for pion production); fission; Fermi break-up for light nuclei; prediction of residual nuclei; Dual Parton Model generator (introduction of single chains, new chain building, new chain hadronization, 3 different kinds of diffractive events, transverse momentum selection both for chain ends and for individual partons, smeared mass distribution for resonances).

Physics of showers induced by accelerator beams

A. Ferrari, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 1995 "Frédéric Joliot" Summer School in Reactor Physics, Cadarache, France, August 22-30, 1995.
Ed. CEA, Vol. 1, lecture 5b (1996)
The basic aspects of particle interactions and showers between a few tens of MeV and several hundreds GeV, with emphasis on the range 20 MeV-2 GeV. Monte Carlo implementation is often illustrated using the models implemented in FLUKA.

1994

Designing electron accelerator shielding with FLUKA

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, P.R. Sala
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Proc. 8th Int. Conf. on Radiation Shielding, Arlington (Texas) Apr. 24-28 1994, p. 643-649
Implementation of photonuclear reactions in FLUKA over the whole energy range make it a unique code for electron accelerator shielding. The four models adopted (Giant Dipole Resonance, Quasi-Deuteron, Delta Resonance and Vector Meson Dominance) are described and some benchmarks are reported.

1993

A comparison of FLUKA simulations with measurements of fluence and dose in calorimeter structures

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala, G.R. Stevenson, J.M. Zazula

Nucl. Instr. Meth. in Phys. Res. A332, 459-468 (1993)
In this benchmark experiment, FLUKA was shown to predict with good accuracy the most important features of hadronic cascades (lateral and longitudinal distributions of energy deposition and of hadrons fluence at different energies).

FLUKA92

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala, G.R. Stevenson, J.M. Zazula
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Proc. 1st Workshop on Simulating Accelerator Radiation Environments (SARE 1),
Santa Fe (New Mexico) 11-15 January 1993, Los Alamos Report LA-12835-C (1994), p. 134-144
A short but exhaustive description of the first version of FLUKA in its present form. In the next three papers below, three components are reviewed in greater detail (high energy hadrons, electrons and photons, and hadrons of intermediate energies).

FLUKA: hadronic benchmarks and applications

P. Aarnio, A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, H.-J. Möhring, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala, G.R. Stevenson, J.M. Zazula
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Proc. Int. Conference on Monte Carlo Simulation in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (MC93),
Tallahassee (Florida) 22-26 February 1993, Ed. P. Dragovitsch, S.L. Linn, M. Burbank (1994), p. 88-99
In addition to the hadronic benchmarks announced in the title, this paper gives a general outline of the code: its history, its main features, and the most important modifications with respect to FLUKA86/87.

Electron-photon transport: always so good as we think? Experience with FLUKA

P. Aarnio, A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, H.-J. Möhring, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala, G.R. Stevenson, J.M. Zazula
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Proc. Int. Conference on Monte Carlo Simulation in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (MC93),
Tallahassee (Florida) 22-26 February 1993, Ed. P. Dragovitsch, S.L. Linn, M. Burbank (1994), p. 100-110
A general review of electron-photon transport codes and their state of art . The stress is put on artifacts and in general on possible limitations to accuracy. Attempts to overcome such limitations in FLUKA are described.

A new model for hadronic interactions at intermediate energies for the FLUKA code

A. Ferrari, P.R.Sala
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Proc. Int. Conference on Monte Carlo Simulation in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (MC93),
Tallahassee (Florida) 22-26 February 1993, Ed. P. Dragovitsch, S.L. Linn, M. Burbank (1994), p. 277-288
The first description of PEANUT, the FLUKA PreEquilibrium Approach to Nuclear Thermalization. The version presented here covered the energy range between 20 and 300 MeV, but the most recent version extends up to a few GeV.

FLUKA: present status and future developments

A. Fassò, A. Ferrari, J. Ranft, P.R. Sala,
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Proc. IV Int. Conf. on Calorimetry in High Energy Physics, La Biodola, Italy, 21-26 Sept. 1993,
Ed. A. Menzione and A. Scribano, World Scientific, p. 493
The standard reference for the 1993 version of FLUKA and also of GFLUKA (the version implemented in GEANT).

1992

An improved multiple scattering model for charged particle transport

A. Ferrari, P.R.Sala, R. Guaraldi and F. Padoani

Nucl. Instr. Meth. in Phys. Res. B71, 412-426 (1992)
The unique multiple scattering algorithm of FLUKA, applied not only to the transport of electrons, but also of all other charged particles, is described here. Later, the algorithm has been furtherly refined by adding a single scattering step at boundary crossing.

1991

A group library from JEF 1.1 for flux calculations in the LHC machine detectors

E. Cuccoli, A. Ferrari, G.C. Panini
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JEF-DOC-340 (91) (1991)
This is still the only reference for the FLUKA neutron multigroup library. The present version of FLUKA contains many more nuclei and additional information (e.g. about residual nuclei). See the manual for details.

Can we predict radiation levels in calorimeters?

A. Ferrari, P.R.Sala, A. Fassò, G.R. Stevenson
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Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Calorimetry in High Energy Physics, Capri (Italy) Oct. 14-18, 1991.
Ed. A. Ereditato, World Scientific 1992, p. 101-116
The first paper on the modern version of FLUKA (at that time called FLUKAN). Table 1 lists the main differences with respect to the old FLUKA86 version.


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