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Re: None Birk's law for scintillator detectors (Angela Lucaci-Timoce)
Date: 08 Feb, 2008
From: michel maire <michel maire>

User Angela Lucaci wrote:

>> Hello, does anybody know if there is am implementation of the Birk's law
>> in Geant4? If yes, is there a switch such that I can turn it on?
>> 
>> This law describes the scintillator energy response, and it affects all
>> scintillator detectors. I understood that this was implemented in Geant3
>> (see for example
>> http://www.kph.uni-mainz.de/computing/docu/geant/Geant-HTML/
>> node290.html), but I do not know if this is also the case for Gean4.
>> 
>> Thank you, Angela

 The birk correction is a user action. We did not implement specific code in Geant4 kernel.

 See an example in TestEm5 : SteppingAction::BirkAttenuation(G4Step*)

  (examples/extended/electromagnetic)

       Michel

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