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On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:04:18 GMT, Dennis H. Wright wrote:
> The steps are expected. In order to save CPU time, each beta decay > spectrum is sampled over 100 bins, with bin width = (endpoint > energy)/100. So for tritium E0 = 18.591 keV and the bin size is 186 eV.
Thanks for the reply, Dennis! Geant4 has "physics vectors" which are set up to either sample the bins directly, or sample and interpolate the shape linearly or cubic spline. I am curious whether one of those options might be appropriate without incurring a CPU penalty.
-- Michael Kelsey
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