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Re: Question Readout geometry and sensitive detector process hits (Balint Radics)
Date: 05 Jul, 2014
From: Balint Radics <Balint Radics>

Hi,

The problem is solved. I had a small typo in the ReadoutGeometry class, which I located.

Balint


On 05 Jul 2014, at 21:56, Balint Radics <Balint.Radics@cern.ch> wrote:

> 
> *** Discussion title: Event and Track Management
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have a sensitive detector the MySensitiveDetector::ProcessHits(...)
> function of which never gets called, or the TouchableHistory or G4Track
> objects are null when it is called..
> 
> Which is strange because when I visualize the detector and tracks I can
> see that many track goes through my sensitive volume. It is registered
> in SDManager in my detector constructor. Also with /tracking/verbose 1 I
> can see that the track actually step through the volume. I even set a
> step limiter and it works too.
> 
> Can it be that there is some problem with volume overlaps?
> 
> I also have a corresponding Readout geometry class. It seems that
> whenever I register the dummy sensitive volume in the Reaadout geometry
> class to SDManager the original sensitive detector's
> MySensitiveDetector::ProcessHits(...) is not even called at all. While
> if I do not register the Readout geometry then
> MySensitiveDetector::ProcessHits(...) gets called but TouchableHistory
> or G4Track objects are null.
> 
> Also, Geant4 still runs, but there is no error in the output that would
> suggest that something is wrong with my sensitive detector or readout
> geometry.
> 
> How can I debug this problem?
> 
> Thanks, Balint
> 
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