The Development of a Monte Carlo Model of an Americium-Beryllium Neutron Source Facility
37th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference - 2013 June 11


Presented at:
37th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference
2013 June 11
Location:
Toronto, Canada
Session Title:
Student Conference Session

Authors:
Riccardo Zavatti (UOIT)
Terry J. Price (UOIT)
Sharman Perera (UOIT)
  

Abstract

A computational model of the Americium-Beryllium neutron source facility at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology was developed using the neutron transport code Monte Carlo Neutron Particle from Los Alamos National Labs. This model was built using publically available reference data, and measurements of the facility. The results from this model were validated against Nested Neutron Spectrometer readings.

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