McStas

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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

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Janet Casey

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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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.



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