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Re: Question Optical Photons Not Propagating Down WLS Fibre
Date: 14 Dec, 2016
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

Hi Emile,

> I would expect more photons to be hitting
> the detector for water than for air.

What makes you expect this?

> I currently have the volumes nested (gap within scintillator, fibre
> within gap), and am not implementing any optical surfaces between them.
> I'm a relatively new user of Geant4, is there something else I have to
> do to see the expected photon behavior?

No, what you are doing is fine. Except, of course, no real surface is so perfectly, mathematically smooth as is the case with your geometry.

Best regards, Peter

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