• MCNPX and GEANT4 simulation of γ -ray polymeric shields

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    • Keywords


      Polymeric shield; MCNPX; GEANT4.

    • Abstract


      In this work, the shielding ability of a polymeric compound with gadolinium for gamma radiation has been investigated. The conceptual calculation of radiation attenuation and energy absorption as a function of different Gd percentages and the calculation of total compound density are performed using MCNP and GEANT4. It is found that, 2 mm of the compound can reduce up to 5% and 50% of 1 MeV and 50 keV $\gamma$-rays respectively. Both Monte Carlo tools are in a good agreement.

    • Author Affiliations


      Tabbakh F1

      1. Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, Plasma and Nuclear Fusion Research School, 14399-51113, Tehran, Iran
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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