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Re: Question How to record Cherenkov photons generated by primary electrons (yanxin0221)
Date: 05 Jul, 2013
From: Gumplinger Peter <Gumplinger Peter>

Hi Yanxin,

> Since the primary electrons and secondary electrons
> will produce Cherenkov light,how can I distinguish them in the
> SteppingAction.cc. Could you give me some idea or advices to solve this
> problem? Thanks a lot everybody. yours sincerely, Yanxin.

Cherenkov photons from primary particles have:

aTrack->GetParentID() == 1

while others have:

aTrack->GetParentID() > 1

Peter

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