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Re: None possible bug? (Bari Osmanov)
Date: 21 Mar, 2008
From: Vladimir IVANTCHENKO <>

On Fri, 21 Mar 2008 wrote:

> *** Discussion title: Physics List
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>  Hello, I am simulating production of neutrinos from the interaction of 1 Gev protons with mercury target.
>  I am using precompiled list "QGSP_BIC". One of the processes is the production of negative pions which decay to negative muons.
>  This negative muons can undergo capture or decay processes. If it is a capture, the mu- should produce muon neutrino; when it decays - 
> it produces muon neutrino and electron anti-neutrino. In my SteppingAction, I have written the code which, upon finding electron anti-neutrino, 
>  allows to pick out the process that created it. Here is the piece of the code:
>   G4Track* track = aStep->GetTrack();
>   const G4VProcess *creator_process = track->GetCreatorProcess();
>   G4String creator_process_name = creator_process->GetProcessName();  
>  Then, I print this info out. And here is what I got for one found electron antineutrino:
> anti_nu_e (trackID=438, status='Alive'): step proc='Transportation' in
> Volume='physical_UpBePlug' at position=(34.967185, 31.234776,
> -1.5152518) cm Name of creator process:muMinusCaptureAtRest
>  I.e. it looks like electron antineutrinos are produced in mu- capture.
>  I will appreciate if someone will write his/her ideas about this. Maybe I am doing something wrong in the SteppingAction...
>  Thank you,
>  Bari.


This process produce both mu- capture and decay of mu- at muonic atom. In 
this particular event you will have alos e- and another neutrino.


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