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Dear Geant4 Experts:
I am trying to simulate primary ionization positions of GeV Muons in a gas layer (30% CO2 and 70% Ar, thickness of 1 cm)
The muon processes are defined as:
As far as I learn, the ionization cross section depends on the cut value of electrons.
But actually, most muons do not ionize in the gas region and only a few will generate 1 or 2 step points because of the muIoni process.
This simulation result contradicts the fact that gas detectors with such gas layers have a high detection efficiency for cosmic muons.
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