Tutorial 2014, 19 – 23 May

DSC_2419 Geant4 tutorial for ED MIPEGE Orsay, building 203 (LAL) Lecturers: Ivana Hrivnacova (IPN Orsay, Universite de Paris-Sud, IN2P3-CNRS) (responsible) Laurent Garnier (LAL, Universite de Paris-Sud, IN2P3-CNRS) Marc Verderi (LLR, Ecole Polytechnique) Objectives The tutorial will alternate lectures with exercises for development of a user application. The goal is to learn step by step using the Geant4 toolkit and developing of a Geant4 application. The following topics will be covered:

  • Definition of geometry and materials
  • Definition the primary particles sources
  • Definition of physical processes and selection of a physics list
  • User interfaces, macros, visualization
  • Accounting physical quantities (« scoring »), analysis

Instructions The instructions for participants (in French) are available here. Requirements Basic level of C++ programming language is required :

  • basic/syntax: if statements, loop constructs functions, pointers, references, passing function arguments
  • classes: class definition and implementation, class data members and member functions/methods, static data members, member functions/methods, base class and derived class, pure virtual function/method
  • standard template library: iostream, vector

Contact: Ivana Hrivnacova ivana@ipno.in2p3.fr