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|Short description=Neutron ray-trace simulation application
 
|Full description=McStas lets you model very precisely a neutron instrument described as a series of various components. A source component shoots each neutron randomly (Monte-Carlo), and the particle is then propagated through the different instrument components. These later act on the neutron characteristics (position, speed, direction, spin, etc.). Usually, one installs some detectors along the neutron path to monitor its characteristics and flux.
 
|Full description=McStas lets you model very precisely a neutron instrument described as a series of various components. A source component shoots each neutron randomly (Monte-Carlo), and the particle is then propagated through the different instrument components. These later act on the neutron characteristics (position, speed, direction, spin, etc.). Usually, one installs some detectors along the neutron path to monitor its characteristics and flux.
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|Homepage URL=http://neutron.risoe.dk/
 
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|Documentation note=User manual included and available in PostScript format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/manual/mcstas-1.8-manual.ps.gz; User manual available in PDF format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/manual/mcstas-1.8-manual.pdf; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/tutorial/
 
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|Keywords=simulation,particle,neutron,ray-trace,Monte-Carlo,detectors,flux
 
|Keywords=simulation,particle,neutron,ray-trace,Monte-Carlo,detectors,flux
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|Version identifier=2.1
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2015/02/18
|Last review date=2004-04-20
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://github.com/McStasMcXtrace/McCode/archive/mcstas-2.1.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Alejandroindependiente
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|Last review date=2017/03/01
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.8
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McStas

http://www.mcstas.org/
Neutron ray-trace simulation application

McStas lets you model very precisely a neutron instrument described as a series of various components. A source component shoots each neutron randomly (Monte-Carlo), and the particle is then propagated through the different instrument components. These later act on the neutron characteristics (position, speed, direction, spin, etc.). Usually, one installs some detectors along the neutron path to monitor its characteristics and flux.

Documentation

User manual included and available in PostScript format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/manual/mcstas-1.8-manual.ps.gz; User manual available in PDF format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/manual/mcstas-1.8-manual.pdf; User tutorial available in HTML format from http://neutron.risoe.dk/documentation/tutorial/





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

20 April 2004




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://neutron.risoe.dk/cvs/
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:neutron-mc@risoe.dk


Software prerequisites

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