Russian Federal Nuclear Center Zababakhin All-Russia Research Institute of Applied Physics (RFNC-VNIITF) Snezhinsk, Russia 456770
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For more than thirty years the code PRIZMA has been used at RFNC-VNIITF for solving radiation transport problems with the Monte Carlo method. The code models the separate and coupled transport of neutrons, photons, electrons, positrons and ions in one-, two-, and three-dimensional geometry. For criticality calculations the code implements the method of generations with a constant number of fission sites in one generation. Now the code is extending its capabilities for nuclear reactor calculations. The paper describes the current status of the code and gives examples of its application to particle transport in nuclear reactors and other physical facilities.
Key words: particle transport / Monte Carlo method / criticality calculations / PRIZMA code
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