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IAEA0970 STOPOW88.

STOPOW, Stopping Power of Fast Ions in Matter

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM

STOPOW88

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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
STOPOW88 IAEA0970/01 Tested 16-MAR-2011

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
IAEA0970/01 ES-1055 Linux-based PC,PC Windows
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3. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM OR FUNCTION

STOPOW calculates a set of stopping power values and ranges of fast ions in matter for any materials. Furthermore STOPOW can calculate a set of values for one special auxiliary function (e.g. kinematic factors, track structure parameters, time of flight or correction factors in the stopping function). The user chooses the physical units for stopping powers and ranges and the energy range for calculations.

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4. METHODS

The program uses the method of ZIEGLER et al. with user-defined non-relativistic and relativistic corrections in the energy range up to 100 MeV/amu. For higher energies the treatment of AHLEN is used. The program calculates the stopping power and ranges for an energy grid with logarithmic equally-spaced steps. These values are given as arrays, printing tables or output files.

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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

Ions from H up to super heavies and compound targets with up to 30 different atomic constituents may be considered. The target compound can also contain up to five sub-compounds. This means the target is 1 keV/amu - 10 GeV/amu. Maximum incident energy can easily be increased by increasing the storage area. The program gives reasonable values up to 100 GeV/amu, it has not been tested for higher energies. The program accepts all the elements up to uranium, and for the input of a special target element identification of the element by atomic number is all that is needed. Batch and interactive input is possible.

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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME

Problem dependent. For 183 logarithmic equally-spaced energies and a five-element target, a few CPU seconds on ES 1055m/56 computers. On a 16-bit PC with 8087 arithmetic processor, about 10 - 20 seconds.

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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
IAEA0970/01 16-MAR-2011 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

For the program:

 

J. Henniger, B. Horlbeck: Preprint JINR 6-8-366, Dubna 1984.

  • J. Henniger et.al. : Preprint JINR 6-84-598, Dubna 1984.

  • W. Enghardt, J. Henniger: The Implementation of a Universal Stopping Power Code to the ES-1055 Computer, ZfK-584(1986)132.

 

Reviews for the theory are given in:

  • S.P. Ahlen: Phys.Rev.A17(1978)1236.

  • S.P. Ahlen: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of the Energy Loss of Relativistic Heavily Ionizing Particles, Rev.Mod.Phys.52(1980)121-173.

  • J.F.Ziegler, J.P.Biersack and U.Littmark: The Stopping and Ranges of Ions in Solids, Pergamon Press, New York 1985.

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11. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS

about 110 - 152 KBytes.

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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
IAEA0970/01 FORTRAN-77
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
  • OS 7.1 - ES-Computers (like IBM 360,370 series)

  • SCP1700 (CPM) - 16 bit PC

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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHORS

     Dr. Jurgen Henniger
     Dresden Technical University
     Mommsenstr. 13
     Dresden
     Germany

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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
IAEA0970/01
source program   mag tapeSTOPOW Source program S1 to S7             SRCTP
load module      mag tapeSTOPOW Executable Image                    LODTP
test-case data   mag tape                                           DATTP
miscellaneous    mag tapeREAD.ME File                               MISTP
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17. CATEGORIES
  • J. Gamma Heating and Shield Design

Keywords: particle interactions.