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Estimation of Mass Stopping Power and Range via a New Computer Program X-PMSP

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In this work, the X-PMSP program, a new user-friendly code for calculating the mass stopping power of elements for charged particles, is introduced with a few sample calculations for each charged particle. The mass stopping power calculations of X-PMSP program are compared with the other mass stopping power results in the literature. These results show that X-PMSP program calculations of mass stopping power for charged particles on elements are suitable. X-PMSP program also contributes to the literature, especially, in radioisotope production, because in addition to proton and alpha charged particles, the mass stopping power of He-3, deuteron, and triton charged particles can be calculated for 98 elements (Z < 98).

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Artun, O. Estimation of Mass Stopping Power and Range via a New Computer Program X-PMSP. Iran J Sci Technol Trans Sci 43, 639–643 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40995-018-0572-2

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Keywords

  • Ionizing radiation
  • Charged particles
  • Mass stopping power and range of solid