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Re: Question Excessive deposited energy
Date: Nov 28, 00:57
From: michel maire <michel maire>

On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:55:14 GMT, fceraudo wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> I am trying to register the energy deposited by protons on a
> G4VSensitiveDetector. The problem is that I sometimes get a value much
> higher than the kinetic energy of the incoming particles: for example, a
> value up to 6 GeV for a 50 MeV proton!
> 
> The detector is a 2cm x 3cm x 450 um piece of silicon, the kinetic
> energy is recorded at the boundary of the volume and the deposited
> energy is obtained with step->GetTotalEnergyDeposit(), initialized to
> zero at the beginning of the iterations and summed over the steps.
> Particles may arrive at any angle and point of the detector. The physics
> list is FTFP_BERT_HP_EMY.
> 
> Does anyone have any idea how to explain this?
> 

  I ran example Hadr07 with attached macro.
  On 1 million events, I do not see any anomaly on energy deposition.

    Michel

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