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Geant4

Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its application areas include high energy physics and nuclear experiments, medical, accelerator, and space physics studies.

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  •  28 Jul 2012 03:19

    Release Notes: A new model of gamma nuclear interactions using the Bertini cascade was added. The Bertini model for pi-, K-, and Sigma- for nuclear capture at rest was introduced, along with the WentzelVI model for multiple scattering of e+ and e- above 100 MeV in all physics lists for HEP applications. Shen and Ion/proton cross-sections for ions are used. The cross-section for light ions including deuteron was improved. The INCL cascade model can now handle heavy-ion collisions. A new electro-nuclear interaction model has been added. A combination of FTF and Precompound models is used for anti-proton and anti-Sigma+. There were other enhancements and bugfixes.

    •  30 Apr 2012 21:30

      Release Notes: This release adds assorted bugfixes and enhancements.

      •  26 Mar 2012 17:42

        Release Notes: Numerous enhancements and bugfixes.

        •  14 Nov 2011 01:02

          Release Notes: This release adds experimental multithreading support.

          •  30 Aug 2011 20:44

            Release Notes: The CMake system for installation has been now extended to cover all features. A new "Base-material" approach allows sharing internal tables between similar materials. Reviewed and updated body tissue compositions according to ICRU Report 46 (1992). Most data is updated to ENDF/B-VII. Data has been added for Zinc and Tantalum. Anti-triton has been added to anti-barions. A new Bremsstrahlung model based on Penelope v2008 has been added. GCC 4.6 issues have been fixed.

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