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Re: None Re: photoelctrons ??? (Davinder Siwal)
Date: 20 Jan, 2011
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

I gather from a private email you sent me that you have now understood the geometry and that the glass is simply a layer between the photo-cathode and your scintillator volume (entrance-window).

As for your second question, I assume you've modeled your code following the LXe example and you therefore have a ProcessHits_constStep method which triggers a G4-Hit when the photon hits your photo-cathode. In order for you to find the local coordinates of the point where the photon hits the cathode, you'll need code provided in the wls-example; specifically:

G4ThreeVector photonArrive = thePostPoint -> GetPosition();

G4TouchableHistory* theTouchable
      = (G4TouchableHistory*)(thePostPoint->GetTouchable());

// Convert the global coordinate for arriving photons into // the local coordinate of the detector

photonArrive = theTouchable->GetHistory()->


Please, do your research - for example, the answer to your question can be found at:

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