Re: Question about IRRPROFI

From: Alberto Fasso' <fasso_at_SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:48:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 17 Aug 2009, Nikolaos Charitonides wrote:

> Dear Alberto, Dear Vasilis,
> Thank you very much for your immediate answer and your help! Now I
> understood why the program crashed when I defined WHAT(2) = 0.0: Because I
> was defining an irradiation profile without intervals and with zero Beam
> Intensity.
> May I ask something more, on the same subject?
> I want to simulate a constant irradiation of a target, for let's say 6
> month period, and score the equivalent dose after several decay times. For
> this purpose, I have to use the IRRPROFI card, and I am obliged to define
> an intesity of (somenumber) particles/sec. My results now, will be
> normalized per inicident particle AND per second ?

No, in this case the results are normalized per second, but not per
I am sorry that in my previous answer I said that FLUKA always
normalizes per primary. This is an exception, which I admit should be better
explained in the manual


> Is there a way to do this without the IRRPROFI card ? Then my results will
> be normalized (by default) per primary, is that right ?
> I want to apologize once again, if my questions are very dump, and thank
> you for your help!
> Best Regards,
> N. Charitonides

Alberto Fasso`
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