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Re: Question Removing secondaries to save memory (Giles Reid)
Date: 23 May, 2005
From: michel maire <michel maire>

User Giles Reid wrote:

>> I am trying to simulate monopoles travelling through a large volume, and
>> I have found that at high energy the number of secondaries produced
>> consumes all of my memory. I want to be able to kill the secondaries
>> straight away, since I'm only interested in the total energy loss, not
>> what happens to each secondary. 

 How these secondaries are produced ? Is it standard ionization and brems ?
 If so, put a high production threshold (cut), say 1 km, to prevent any production
 of secondaries. Instead, they are automatically accounted as local energy deposition,
 and your physics results are correct.

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