MARS15 Code Developments Driven by the Intensity Frontier Needs

  title={MARS15 Code Developments Driven by the Intensity Frontier Needs},
  author={Nikolai V. Mokhov and Vitaly Pronskikh and Igor L. Rakhno and Sergei I. Striganov and Igor S. Tropin and Yu. I. Eidelman and Pertti Aarnio and Konstantin K. Gudima and Alexander Konobeev},
  journal={Progress in nuclear science and technology},
The MARS15(2012) is the latest version of a multi-purpose Monte-Carlo code developed since 1974 for detailed simulation of hadronic and electromagnetic cascades in an arbitrary 3-D geometry of shielding, accelerator, detector and spacecraft components with energy ranging from a fraction of an electronvolt to 100 TeV. Driven by needs of the intensity frontier projects with their Megawatt beams, e.g., ESS, FAIR and Project X, the code has been recently substantially improved and extended. These… 

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