[Gate-users] GATE - physics list for helium ion

Hermann Fuchs hermann.fuchs at meduniwien.ac.at
Wed Jan 29 08:56:47 CET 2014

Dear Amy,

On the opengate homepage you can find their recommended physics lists,
see the section on Recommendations.

You might need to modify them for Gate6.2 because in Geant4 some physics
classes have changed their names.
Feel free to ask if you need help with your modification.


On Mon, 2014-01-27 at 16:52 -0500, Amy Meldrum wrote:
> Hermann,
> I am a new Gate user and after searching the e-mail archives, I saw
> some of your old entries about modeling with a helium ion beam. On one
> entry in particular you say that you use the 'recommended Carbon,
> proton, and standard hadron therapy physics lists.' I cannot find
> anywhere that might tell me what the Carbon and proton physics lists
> include. Could you possibly send me a list of the physics processes
> you included in those simulations? I am trying to model helium ions
> (alphas) in my simulations, but I think my physics lists are not
> complete enough for the simulation to work.
> I realize the message I am referring to is 2+ years old on the Gate
> e-mail archive, but I would really appreciate it if you could help. I
> seem to have stumped a lot of people about my problems with
> simulations.
> Thank you for your time,
> -Amy Meldrum

DI Hermann Fuchs
Christian Doppler Laboratory for Medical Radiation Research for Radiation Oncology
Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical University Vienna
Währinger Gürtel 18-20
A-1090 Wien

Tel.  + 43 / 1 / 40 400 7271
Mail. hermann.fuchs at meduniwien.ac.at
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