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Re: Question Time characteristics of the scintillation pulse (Clarisse)
Date: 03 Mar, 2009
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

Clarisse,

> Is there a way to specify the rise time of the scintillation pulse?

No.

> I am wondering how the entire scintillation pulse is modeled as a function of

> time in GEANT4.

The arrival time of photons at your detector is the sum of time-of-flights for the primary track, decay time sampled, plus the propagation time of the photon to the detector (PMT). The smearing of the leading time edge arises only from TOF.

> what are the default values used by GEANT4 if I do not specify any absorption

> length for my scintillation photons?

AttenuationLength = DBL_MAX;

Peter

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