[ RadSafe ] open source ion interaction with matter code

Sergio Faermann sergio at bgu.ac.il
Mon Apr 1 08:03:42 CDT 2013

I can suggest the SRIM code: "The Stopping and Range of Ions in Matter".It is a free package 
developed initially by Biersack and Ziegler in 1983, and constantly updated.

Good luck

Sergio Faermann
----- Original Message -----
From: Jeff Terry <terryj at iit.edu>
Date: Monday, April 1, 2013 5:15
Subject: [ RadSafe ] open source ion interaction with matter code
To: Health Physics <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>

> Hi All, 
> A friend of mine (astronomer) is looking for code similar to 
> MCNP-X that will calculate the energy loss of ions as a function 
> of distance traveled to the interaction with different 
> materials. 
> They have concerns about the licensing and use requirements of 
> MCNP-X. 
> I have only used MCNP-X and haven't really looked for other 
> options. 
> I thought that someone on the list may know of something that I 
> can pass along to him. 
> Thanks,
> Jeff
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