Re: Bremsstrahlung Variance Reduction

From: Santana, Mario <msantana_at_SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 14:10:42 -0700


This feature is available in FLUKA. Use the EMF-BIAS card with
SDUM='LAMBBREM'. You need to specify biasing factor and materials in which
biasing is activated.


On 5/29/13 1:05 AM, "Ehsan Salimi" <> wrote:

>Dear FLUKA users
>In my problem, I want to multiply the number of bremsstrahlung photons
>produced by primary electrons by a specific number so that
>each time an electron generates bremsstrahlung radiation; it produces
>more than one photon but with reduced weight. For instance, 8
>bremsstrahlung photons with 1/8 weight, just like the bnum option in
>electron physics in mcnpx. I want to evaluate my mcnp results
>with FLUKA and therefor, I need to use the same variance reduction method
>in both simulations. Anyway, if this variance reduction
>method is not available in FLUKA, I would like to know what other
>variance reduction options I have for bremsstralung radiation.
>Thanks in advance
>Ehsan Salimi
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