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The default configuration file is located in the $HPC_GEMINI_CONF directory. If needed this configuration can be overridden by a <code>~/.gemini/gemin-config.yaml</code> configuration file.
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Revision as of 16:54, 30 June 2014


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

It provides a complete set of tools for all areas of detector simulation: geometry, tracking, detector response, run, event and track management, visualization and user interface. The multi-disciplinary nature of the toolkit requires that it supply an abundant set of Physics Processes to handle diverse interactions of particles with matter over a wide energy range. For many physics processes a choice of different models is available.

Required Modules


  • gcc/4.7.2
  • Geant4

System Variables

  • HPC_{{#uppercase:Geant4}}_DIR - Installation directory
  • HPC_{{#uppercase:Geant4}}_CONF - Default configuration file directory