# Difference between revisions of "Pitfalls and troubleshooting"

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Unresolved resonance probability table sampling is not used in Serpent by default. This method is needed to account for self-shielding effects in the unresolved resonance region. The effect is usually not significant in thermal systems, but can lead to noticeable discrepancies in fast-spectrum systems. | Unresolved resonance probability table sampling is not used in Serpent by default. This method is needed to account for self-shielding effects in the unresolved resonance region. The effect is usually not significant in thermal systems, but can lead to noticeable discrepancies in fast-spectrum systems. | ||

− | Probability table sampling is switched on using the [[Input syntax manual#set ures set ures]] option. | + | Probability table sampling is switched on using the [[Input syntax manual#set ures|set ures]] option. |

## Revision as of 18:09, 18 November 2015

## Things to check in case of suspicious results

### Unresolved resonance probability table sampling

Unresolved resonance probability table sampling is not used in Serpent by default. This method is needed to account for self-shielding effects in the unresolved resonance region. The effect is usually not significant in thermal systems, but can lead to noticeable discrepancies in fast-spectrum systems.

Probability table sampling is switched on using the set ures option.