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Re: Question How to count optical photons in each pixel of a detector? (Sahar )
Date: 04 May, 2015
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

>     I am trying to count the number of optical photons that hit my
> detector which I've put at 130 cm under the box. I've defined a scoring
> mesh

I haven't counted optical photons with a 'scoring mesh'. I suggest you define a sensitive detector etc. Please, see the examples/extended/optical/

> I should pixelate my detector and I want to count how many of the
> optical photons which were generated inside the box, hit each of the
> pixels.

Pixels will have copy numbers

>     For example, the number of rays attenuated in a crystal, the number
> of rays absorbed at faces, total number of times the exit face (polished
> face) was hit. and such these values.

The wls-example will give you some hits how to do all of this in SteppingAction.

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