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Manuscript Title: Atmospheric MUons from PArametric formulas: a fast GEnerator for neutrino telescopes (MUPAGE)
Authors: G. Carminati, M Bazzotti, A. Margiotta, M. Spurio
Program title: MUPAGE
Catalogue identifier: AEBT_v1_0
Distribution format: tar.gz
Journal reference: Comput. Phys. Commun. 179(2008)915
Programming language: C++.
Computer: Pentium M, 2.0 GHz; 2x Intel Xeon Quad Core, 2.33 GHz.
Operating system: Scientific Linux 3.x; Scientific Linux 4.x; Slackware 12.0.0.
RAM: 50 MB
Word size: 32 bits
Keywords: Simulation of atmospheric muons, neutrino telescopes, multiple muons, Monte Carlo generator.
PACS: 95.55.Vj.
Classification: 1.1, 11.3.

External routines: The ROOT System (http://root.cern.ch)

Nature of problem:
Fast simulation of atmospheric muon bundles for underwater/ice neutrino telescopes.

Solution method:
Atmospheric muon events are generated according to parametric formulas [1] giving the flux, the multiplicity, the radial distribution and the energy spectrum.

Restrictions:
Water vertical depth range from 1.5 to 5 km w.e.; zenith angle range from 0 to 85 degrees.

Additional comments:
The program requires the ROOT libraries for the pseudorandom number generator.

References:
[1] Y. Becherini, A. Margiotta, M. Sioli and M. Spurio Astrop. Phys. 25 1-13 (2006)