The new version of DRAGON
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The DRAGON code version 2 is designed for computing realistic predictions of the CR densities in the Galaxy. The code numerically solves the interstellar CR transport equation (including inhomogeneous and anisotropic diffusion, either in space and momentum, advective transport and energy losses), under realistic conditions. The new version includes an updated numerical solver and several models for the astrophysical ingredients involved in the transport equation. The novel features implemented in the code allow to simulate the diverse scenarios proposed to reproduce the most recent measurements of local and diffuse CR fluxes, going beyond the limitations of the homogeneous galactic transport paradigm.

Release date

Under development since Jan 2016. We are planning to release the fully operative code within Dec 2016.

Relevant publications:

  • Cosmic-ray propagation with DRAGON2: I. numerical solver and astrophysical ingredients 1607.07886
  • Production of secondary particles and nuclei in cosmic rays collisions with the interstellar gas using the FLUKA code 1510.04623