Users

Code Distribution

FISPACT-II is licenced and distributed directly through the UKAEA Nuclear Data Manager. Inquiries may be directed through the contact form.

Licences are non-transferable, site specific for multiple users.

FISPACT-II Item Licence
Commercial Research
– Executable and all data sets
– One year maintenance and upgrades
£30k £15k
– Annual maintenance and upgrades £4.5k £2.25k
– Source code (+50% of Exec. licence) £15k £7.5k
– Training Price on Application

 

Note that:

  1. Research licences are only for academic or public sector research establishments
  2. Research licences at a nominal fee are available for UK universities and close collaborators
  3. Research licenses specifically forbid use in contract work

The OECD-NEA Data Bank offers a licencing and distribution service through the various members states. The version 3-00-00 is available as NEA-1890:

http://www.oecd-nea.org/tools/abstract/detail/nea-1890/

The US ORNL Radiation Safety Information Computational Center distributes the code as CCC-836:

https://rsicc.ornl.gov/codes/ccc/ccc8/ccc-836.html

Please note that these distributions come with specific licence agreements which include many limitations, for example forbidding use in commercial applications. Those interested in using FISPACT-II for such applications should contact the UKAEA directly.


Supported Systems

The executables supplied with the most recent FISPACT-II releases have been tested on numerous systems and compliers including:

  • OS X 10.10.5
  • Scientific Linux 6.7
  • Ubuntu 14.04
  • Windows 7
  • OpenSUSE 12.3
  • Oracle Linux 7.1
  • CentOS 6.7

Using ifort, gfortran, g95, oracle and pgfortran compilers. Users who cannot find a suitable executable version are encouraged to contact the developers. Source code can be obtained through direct purchase from the UKAEA, subject to approval.


Training Courses, Meetings and User Help

The FISPACT-II user manual provides a detailed description of the code, keywords, outputs and methods. This is complemented by the online FISPACT-II Wiki and  FISPACT-II Forum, which provide more code details and discussions with feedback from the code developers.

From the 3-00-00 version, the code is distributed with a getting started section which covers several simulations with step-by-step walkthrough.

The lecture materials from the most recent OECD-NEA Data Bank workshop on FISPACT-II are available in the documentation section.