[ RadSafe ] open source ion interaction with matter code

Lantzelot Mattias.Lantz at physics.uu.se
Mon Apr 1 17:04:50 CDT 2013

I second that recommendation. SRIM is easy to use and quickly gives 
reliable results. It does not give a full 3-D simulation but is usually 
good enough for many estimates.
The website where to download the code is here: http://www.srim.org/

Best wishes,
Mattias Lantz

Mattias Lantz - Researcher
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Division of Applied Nuclear Physics
Uppsala University, Box 516
SE - 751 20, Uppsala, Sweden
email:  mattias.lantz at physics.uu.se

On 04/01/2013 03:03 PM, Sergio Faermann wrote:
> Jeff
> 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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