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Title: Recent developments of MCViNE and its applications at SNS

Abstract

MCViNE is an open source, object-oriented Monte Carlo neutron ray-tracing simulation software package. Its design allows for flexible, hierarchical representations of sophisticated instrument components such as detector systems, and samples with a variety of shapes and scattering kernels. Recently this flexible design has enabled several applications of MCViNE simulations at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Lab, including assisting design of neutron instruments at the second target station and design of novel sample environments, as well as studying effects of instrument resolution and multiple scattering. Here we provide an overview of the recent developments and new features of MCViNE since its initial introduction (Jiao et al 2016 Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. A 810, 86–99), and some example applications.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1556800
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1560444
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Physics Communications Journal Volume: 3 Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 2399-6528
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Lin, Jiao Y. Y., Islam, Fahima, Sala, Gabriele, Lumsden, Ian, Smith, Hillary, Doucet, Mathieu, Stone, Matthew B., Abernathy, Douglas L., Ehlers, Georg, Ankner, John F., and Granroth, Garrett E. Recent developments of MCViNE and its applications at SNS. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1088/2399-6528/ab3622.
Lin, Jiao Y. Y., Islam, Fahima, Sala, Gabriele, Lumsden, Ian, Smith, Hillary, Doucet, Mathieu, Stone, Matthew B., Abernathy, Douglas L., Ehlers, Georg, Ankner, John F., & Granroth, Garrett E. Recent developments of MCViNE and its applications at SNS. United Kingdom. doi:10.1088/2399-6528/ab3622.
Lin, Jiao Y. Y., Islam, Fahima, Sala, Gabriele, Lumsden, Ian, Smith, Hillary, Doucet, Mathieu, Stone, Matthew B., Abernathy, Douglas L., Ehlers, Georg, Ankner, John F., and Granroth, Garrett E. Thu . "Recent developments of MCViNE and its applications at SNS". United Kingdom. doi:10.1088/2399-6528/ab3622.
@article{osti_1556800,
title = {Recent developments of MCViNE and its applications at SNS},
author = {Lin, Jiao Y. Y. and Islam, Fahima and Sala, Gabriele and Lumsden, Ian and Smith, Hillary and Doucet, Mathieu and Stone, Matthew B. and Abernathy, Douglas L. and Ehlers, Georg and Ankner, John F. and Granroth, Garrett E.},
abstractNote = {MCViNE is an open source, object-oriented Monte Carlo neutron ray-tracing simulation software package. Its design allows for flexible, hierarchical representations of sophisticated instrument components such as detector systems, and samples with a variety of shapes and scattering kernels. Recently this flexible design has enabled several applications of MCViNE simulations at the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) at Oak Ridge National Lab, including assisting design of neutron instruments at the second target station and design of novel sample environments, as well as studying effects of instrument resolution and multiple scattering. Here we provide an overview of the recent developments and new features of MCViNE since its initial introduction (Jiao et al 2016 Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. A 810, 86–99), and some example applications.},
doi = {10.1088/2399-6528/ab3622},
journal = {Journal of Physics Communications},
issn = {2399-6528},
number = 8,
volume = 3,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

Journal Article:
Free Publicly Available Full Text
Publisher's Version of Record at 10.1088/2399-6528/ab3622

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Figure 1 Figure 1: Example jupyter notebook forMCViNE running at SNS jupyter hub.

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