GEANT4 (Application)


Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its areas of application include high energy, nuclear and accelerator physics, as well as studies in medical and space science. The two main reference papers for Geant4 are published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 506 (2003) 250-303, and IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53 No. 1 (2006) 270-278.

Availability Table

System Versions
dusky 10.02.02


Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:33:56 -0500 (EST)
From: Doug Roberts <>
Subject: [SHARCNET GEANT4] Pending Module Version Removal & Addition

Please note all geant4 9.X modules will be removed from Sharcnet
systems on Dec5.  Version geant4/10.02.02 maybe used instead.

Change Log

o Sep 9, 2016: Removed geant4/9.6.1 from all sharcnet systems and Availability Table.
o Sep 9, 2016: angel, brown, copper, goblin, iqaluk, kraken, monk, mosaic, orca, redfin, saw, tembo, windeee, wobble.
o May 22, 2013: Installed version 9.5 then install 9.6.1 on angel, brown, goblin, hound, iqaluk, monk, orca, redfin and saw.
o Dec 13, 2012: Geant4 will be updated to 9.5-1.SN.3 on redfin following its rebuild.
o Mar 8, 2012: Removed version 4.9.4 and installed version 9.5 on angel, brown, goblin, gulper, guppy, hound, kraken, mako and orca. Also removed more 4.9.1.p01 from requin and rainbow. Note that tope has the developer build without module under /opt/sharcnet/geant4.
o Feb 1, 2011: Version 4.9.3 was removed then version 4.9.4 installed on the following systems: angel, brown, goblin, guppy, hound, kraken, mako, tope and orca.