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Re: None Re: Implementation of code for neutron absorption/transmission simulation (Daniele Paradiso)
Date: 03 Aug, 2015
From: michel maire <michel maire>

On Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:10:22 GMT, Daniele Paradiso wrote:
> Hello All,
> 
> After working a little bit more on my task, I will try to be more
> precise about my first question with regard as neutrons simulation.
> 
> I have been trying to modify another example, B4c, where I can take
> advantage of the calorimeter and use it as neutron detector: I want to
> add my material of interest for neutron absorption as a volume between
> the neutron source and the calorimeter. Assuming that this geometry I
> made up can work well to my purpose, I have two questions in this
> regard.
> 
> 1) Why can't I visualize the geometrical components of the system? It
> was the same even in the original B4c example. How could I modify the
> code using the appropriate classes in order to see the layers of the
> calorimeter, and eventually the additional volume? (This might not be
> supposed to happen)

   Calorimeter of example B4 is well visualised.
   We do not have enough informations to understand why your modified geometry is not visualised.

> 
> 2) Is it possible to shoot particles in a collimated beam? So that the
> neutrons would have the exact same direction before any interaction
> occurs. In fact, I can see particles tracks drawn at the end of the run,
> but I can't understand whether they are shot randomly in the space, or
> they first interact before undergoing random paths (the example's
> description says the particles are shot perpendicularly to the XY plane
> of the calorimeter).

    in B4, do interactively :
    /gun/particle geantino
   /run/beomOn 5

> 
> I hope my questions are clear, and at least more focused than in my
> previous message.
> 
> Thank you very much in advance.
> 
> Daniele Paradiso
> 

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