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Re: Feedback Re: Stopped track and secondaries (Gumplinger Peter)
Date: 31 Jan, 2012
From: <Santos>

On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 23:23:44 GMT, Gumplinger Peter wrote:
> > How do I make sure that not only a given particle, but all its
> > secondaries as well, are stopped in the volume?
> 
> You obviously cannot do this at the stepping-level.
> 
> > Since keeping track of
> > parents' PDG ID's is somewhat involved, can I deduce this information
> > from the main track itself?
> 
> No. You could ask the reverse, is a track leaving your volume of
> interest. If your initial track is a primary, and the only primary in
> the event, you don't want any tracks leaving your volume. If that's not
> the case, then you have to keep track of the parent, grand-parent and so
> on IDs.

Can I utilize your suggestion by using poststepoint and check if it's == fGeomBoundary (in conjunction with presteppoint belonging to the volume under scrutiny)? This could be done in Stepping Action, could it not?

I am confused by the caveat you mentioned about the track being a primary. I can not understand how this is an issue. Could you, please, clarify this point.

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