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DLC-0134 ZZ-RADDECAY.
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DLC-0134 ZZ-RADDECAY.

ZZ RADDECAY, Decay Data Library for Radiological Assessment

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  ZZ-RADDECAY.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
ZZ-RADDECAY V.2 DLC-0134/04 Tested 07-MAR-2000

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
DLC-0134/04 PC Windows PC Pentium III 500
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION


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  FORMAT: special format defined in documentation.

  NUMBER OF GROUPS: --

NUCLIDES: 500 nuclides of interest in the nuclear fuel cycle, environmental problems, nuclear medicine, fusion reactor technology, and radiological protection assessment.

  ORIGIN: DLC-80/DRALIST

  WEIGHTING SPECTRUM: --

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ZZ-RADDECAY is a data library of half-lives, radioactive daughter nuclides, probabilities per decay and decay product energies for alpha particles, positrons, electrons, X-rays, and gamma-rays. The current data base contains approximately 500 nuclides of interest in the nuclear fuel cycle, environmental problems, nuclear medicine, fusion reactor technology, and radiological protection assessment.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION:
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM:
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME:
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM:
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

A data retrieval program RADDECAY for interactive use on an IBM PC is included.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
DLC-0134/04 07-MAR-2000 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES:
DLC-0134/04, included references:
- C.A. Negin and G. Worku:
  RadDecay - Radioactive Nuclide Library and Decay Software
  Version 4 (September 1993).
- M.W. Rota and E.L. Wilds:
  READ.ME File of MeV Search and Analysis
  Version 1.3 (1993).
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS

It is desirable but not necessary to run the  retrieval program with a math coprocessor.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
No specified programming language
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED

The retrieval program is written in TruBasic for an IBM PC or compatible.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS:
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

         Contributed by: Radiation Safety Information Computational Center
                         Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                         Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U. S. A.

         Developed by:   Grove Engineering, Inc.
                         Rockville, Maryland, U. S. A.
DLC-0134/04
RADIATION DECAY VERSION 2 March 1997:

This application is being provided by Aptec as "Freeware"
with permission of the author Mr. Charles Hacker, Engineering
and Applied Science, Griffith University, Australia.
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
DLC-0134/04
raddecay.exe Self extracting archive
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17. CATEGORIES
  • G. Radiological Safety, Hazard and Accident Analysis
  • X. Magnetic Fusion Research
  • Z. Data.

Keywords: data library, decay spectra, environmental transport, fuel cycle, radiation effects, radioisotopes.