Re: [fluka-discuss]: USRBIN DOSE-EQ units

From: NKANYISO ROBERT Mantengu <>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:33:04 +0200

Dear Vasilis,

The thing is with DCYSCORE set to Semi-analogue mode, the detector turn to
score both prompt and decay particles combined.
And my problem is how to present the units of this combination.

Nkanyiso R. Mantengu

On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 8:44 AM, Vasilis Vlachoudis <> wrote:

> Dear Nkanyiso,
> all quantities in the decay part of the calculation are expressed per unit
> time pSv/s.
> In the prompt part of the calculation are expressed as pSv/primary
> Best
> Vasilis
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> *From:* []
> on behalf of NKANYISO ROBERT Mantengu []
> *Sent:* Sunday, April 24, 2016 16:03
> *To:*
> *Cc:* Joachim Vollaire
> *Subject:* [fluka-discuss]: USRBIN DOSE-EQ units
> Dear FLUKA users,
> I have a confusion with the units of the USRBIN DOSE-EQ scoring detector.
> I have set the USRBIN DOSE-EQ scoring detector associated with DCYSCORE in
> Semi-analogue mode since I want to score prompt-decay particles, and I have
> also defined the irradiation profile using IRRPROFIle card.
> So I'm confused if my units for DOSE-EQ should be in pSv per unit primary
> weight, since my DCYSCORE is in Semi-analogue mode, or they are expressed
> in pSv/s, since I have define the irradiation profile.
> And if the units are expressed in pSv per unit primary weight, can I just
> multiply with my beam current (in prim/s) to get pSv/s, or I should
> multiply with the total particle statistical weight, which is the number
> of events requested, to get pSv.
> Any suggestion will be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> Regards,
> Nkanyiso R. Mantengu.

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