Dynamic external source simulation mode

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The dynamic simulation mode allows running external source simulations in sub- and super-critical systems over extended time periods, while keeping the simulated population size within reasonable limits. The methodology is based on sequential population control, as described in a conference paper presented at M&C 2013[1]

The mode is invoked by linking a time bin structure in the set nps card. The simulation is stopped at the time bin boundaries and the size of the population adjusted to match the starting population.

Example inputs for the fast system


  1. ^ Leppänen, J. "Development of a dynamic simulation mode in the Serpent 2 Monte Carlo code." In proc. M&C 2013, Sun Valley, ID, May 5-9, 2013.