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McStas: Union_master

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The Union_master Component

Master component for Union components that performs the overall simulation

Identification

  • Site:
  • Author: Mads Bertelsen
  • Origin: University of Copenhagen
  • Date: 20.08.15

Description

Part of the Union components, a set of components that work together and thus
sperates geometry and physics within McStas.
The use of this component requires other components to be used.

1) One specifies a number of processes using process components
2) These are gathered into material definitions using Union_make_material
3) Geometries are placed using Union_box/cylinder/sphere, assigned a material
4) This master component placed after all of the above

Only in step 4 will any simulation happen, and per default all geometries
defined before this master, but after the previous will be simulated here.

There is a dedicated manual available for the Union_components

Algorithm:
Described elsewhere

Input parameters

Parameters in boldface are required; the others are optional.
NameUnitDescriptionDefault
verbal0/1Toogles terminal output describing the defined simulation1
list_verbal0/1Toogles information of all internal lists in intersection network0
finally_verbal0/1Toogles information about cleanup performed in finally section0
allow_inside_start0/1Set to 1 if rays are expected to start inside a volume in this master0
enable_tagging0/1Enable tagging of ray history (geometry, scattering process)0
history_limit1Limit the number of unique histories that are saved300000
enable_conditionals0/1Use conditionals with this master1
inherit_number_of_scattering_events0/1Inherit the number of scattering events from last master0
init"init"
AT ( , , ) RELATIVE
ROTATED ( , , ) RELATIVE

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