Comparison of inclusive particle production in 14.6 GeV/c proton-nucleus collisions with simulation

D. E. Jaffe, K. H. Lo, J. R. Comfort, M. Sivertz

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Abstract

Inclusive charged pion, kaon, proton and deuteron production in 14.6 GeV/c proton-nucleus collisions measured by BNL experiment E802 is compared with results from the GEANT3, GEANT4 and FLUKA simulation packages. The FLUKA package is found to have the best overall agreement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)309-321
Number of pages13
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Volume246
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2006

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Keywords

  • Inclusive production
  • Monte Carlo
  • Proton-nucleus collisions
  • Simulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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