Intercomparison on the usage of computational codes in radiation dosimetry.
R.J. Tanner, J-L. Chartier, B.R.L. Siebert, S. Agosteo, B. Großwendt, G. Gualdrini, I. Kodeli, G.P. Leuthold, S. Ménard, R.A. Price, H. Tagziria, M. Terrissol, M. Zankl, Ninth Symposium on neutron dosimetry, 29/09-03/10/2003, Delft.
“QUADOS”, a Concerted Action of the European Commission, has run an intercomparison aimed at evaluating the use of computational codes for dosimetry in radiation protection and medical physics. This intercomparison was open to all users of Monte Carlo, analytic and semianalytic codes or deterministic methods. Its main aim was to provide a snapshot of the methods and codes currently in use. It also intended to furnish information on the methods used to assess the reliability of computational results and disseminate “good practice” throughout the radiation dosimetry community. Eight problems were selected for their relevance to the radiation dosimetry community, three of which involve neutron transport. This paper focuses on the analysis of the neutron problems.