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Question gamma energy spectrum of nGd capture 

Forum: Hadronic Processes
Date: 30 Oct, 2013
From: G.F. Cao <G.F. Cao>

Dear G4-experts,

   Recently, based on Geant4.9.6.p01, I implemented a very simple simulation program and tried to get gamma energy spectrum of neutron captured on Gadolinium. And I found that the total energy of gammas released from nGd capture is not equal to its Q except only one gamma released. For example, the Q value of n-Gd155 capture is 8.536 MeV, but you can see a tail on the figure shown in red line.

  Does anybody know the reason? The last gamma is lost?

  Thank you in advance.

Best Regards, Guofu Cao


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