Re: energy deposition in thin beam windows

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Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:29:50 +0200 (CEST)

Dear Tristan,
 can you provide us your input file or at least some more details on what
your are going to simulate?

> Dear Fluka experts,
> I have been successfully modelling energy deposition in long cylindrical
> targets. I am now interested in energy deposition in thin beam windows
> of less than 1mm in thickness. Do I need to make any modifications to my
> inputs to get accurate results?
> For example I note the following comment in the FLUKA manual which
> mentions using the EMF-BIAS option for a thin target.
> "The EMF-BIAS <>
> option
> can be tuned per region below user-defined energy thresholds and is used
> very often in shielding calculations for high-energy electron
> accelerators. The same command can be used also to bias the electron and
> photon mean free path for various types of interaction, for instance to
> enhance the probability of interaction in a thin or low-density target."
> Many Thanks
> Tristan
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