Re: deq99c.f & dose equivalent

From: Stefan Roesler (
Date: Tue Mar 04 2008 - 15:29:59 CET

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    Dear Hamide,

    A Technical Note describing the implemented conversion coefficients and
    the use of the routine can be downloaded from


    On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Sebastien WURTH wrote:

    > Hello Hamide,
    > The code to include in your detector's SDUM is explained at the
    > beginning of the deq routine (maybe AMB74 here).
    > Using particle code 201 to score the dose equivalent for all particles
    > included in the routine is the right thing to do, I used it very often.
    > You can calculate separately and add up, if everything goes OK, it
    > should be the same.
    > Generalised particle is not an option in my opinion. We are talking
    > about conversion from fluence to dose equivalent here (using FLUSCW
    > routine), not from energy deposited to dose (for this one, COMSCW
    > routine is the suitable one).
    > You can use the three kinds of detectors to calculate dose, I usually
    > use USRBIN to plot spatial distributions for shielding purposes, it
    > depends of what you need.
    > Hope it helps.
    > Regards.
    > Sebastien.
    > hamide jalali wrote :
    > >Dear FLUKA users
    > >
    > >I'd like to get ambient dose equivalent in ICRU sphere by using
    > >deq99c.f while the source is Proton with a spectrum of energy which is
    > >defined by source.f.
    > >I want to know how can get total dose equivalent from all secondaries
    > >which are included deq99c.f ? Is it enough to set the particle type
    > >to be scored= 201 (all particle) or I should calculate dose equivalent
    > >for each secondary separately, then add them up? How about generalised
    > >particle 208 (energy)?
    > >And the other question, among USRBIN,USRBDX and USRTRACK which one is
    > >recommended to calculate dose equivalent?
    > >
    > >Best Regards
    > >Hamide
    > >
    > >
    > >

    Stefan Roesler
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