Accession Number : AD1044050


Title :   Publicly Released Prompt Radiation Spectra Suitable for Nuclear Detonation Simulations, Revision 1


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : APPLIED RESEARCH ASSOCIATES INC ARLINGTON VA ARLINGTON United States


Personal Author(s) : Kramer, Kevin ; Dant,Tyler ; Li,Andy ; Millage,Kyle


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1044050.pdf


Report Date : 01 Dec 2017


Pagination or Media Count : 21


Abstract : This technical report describes unclassified source leakage spectra that can be used to simulate a nuclear device or weapon in a radiation transport model. The subsequent radiation transport model results are essential input for civilian emergency planning, consequence assessment, and medical countermeasure development. This report suggests that the four sets of neutron and photon spectra are the most suitable for simulations: the two spectra sets from Hiroshima and Nagasaki fission weapons and two spectra sets from DNA 4267F. These were chosen by the authors due to the relative completeness of their quantitative description. An associated spreadsheet document is available with this technical report that provides numerical data sets to support radiation transport modeling.


Descriptors :   RADIATIVE TRANSFER , DETONATIONS , simulations , urban areas , NUCLEAR WEAPONS , FISSION WEAPONS , PARTICLE SPECTRA , THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS


Subject Categories : Nuclear Explosions and Devices(non-military)
      Nuclear Weapons
      Fusion Devices(thermonuclear)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE