Geant4 Changelog

New in version 4.9.6 Beta 1

July 28th, 2012
  • 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

New in version 4.9.5.p01 (May 1st, 2012)

  • This version adds assorted bugfixes and enhancements.

New in version 4.9.5 Beta (August 31st, 2011)

  • 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.

New in version 4.9.4 (January 4th, 2011)

  • Lots of enhancements and bugfixes.

New in version 4.9.2 (December 23rd, 2008)

  • This release adds many new physical models.
  • It updates CLHEP support.