[Gate-users] Ask for help about voxellized phantom

Richard Taschereau RTaschereau at mednet.ucla.edu
Tue Feb 13 17:27:11 CET 2007

Hi Sheng ye,

You need a translation table to associate the voxel values with a material.
You¹ll find an example on page 84 of the GATE User¹s Guide V3.0.0.

On 2/12/07 7:52 PM, "sheng ye" <beyond071 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Richard
>     I have a problem on making a phantom.dat. I have put the nx, ny, nz ,dx
> ,dy ,dz on the first line, then put the pixel numbers. I write a C program to
> do this, i use "\n" to separate each number, and the number is store as a
> unsigned integer(2 bytes).But when i put this phantom.dat in the mac file, it
> requests me to make a table.dat to be the translator.Can you help me for
> giving an example for this table.dat, how can i make the materials to relate
> with the pixel numbers? Thanks, i am look forward to your reply.
> yours, Sheng ye
> 2007.2.13
> 2007/2/13, Richard Taschereau <RTaschereau at mednet.ucla.edu>:
>> The "parameterizedBoxMatrix" is not available with Gate 1.0.2.
>> Richard 
>> On 2/9/07 10:44 PM, "sheng ye" <beyond071 at gmail.com
>> <mailto:beyond071 at gmail.com> > wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>       I got a problem while making a voxellized phantom. It could  be
>>> found in chapter 7 of Users Guide, which  about how to write a voxellized
>>>  phantom. It says that parameterized volume method is now
>>> available in GATE for voxellized phantoms. And it gives the  keyword
>>> "parameterizedBoxMatrix" in the insert command:
>>> /gate/world/daughters/name anyname
>>> /gate/world/daughters/insert parameterizedBoxMatrix.
>>>       I followed the guide,but error occurs during GATE running.The
>>> error is "parameter value is not  listed in  the candidate list", now i
>>>  don't know how to deal with it. Thanks for anyone who can help me.
>>> I am looking forward to the reply.
>>>       In addition, My OS platform is Linux Redhat 9.0, Gate version is
>>> 1.0.2, Geant4 version is 4.5.2.
>>> The follows is my phantom.mac:
>>> #Create a zubal lung phantom
>>> /gate/world/daughters/name phantom
>>> /gate/world/daughters/insert parameterizedBoxMatrix
>>> #Read the file: a 420*420*1 array
>>> /gate/phantom/geometry/insertReader image
>>> /gate/ phantom/imageReader/insertTranslator tabulated
>>> /gate/phantom/imageReader/tabulated Translator/readTable zubalTable.dat
>>> /gate/phantom/imageReader/readFile zubal420phantom.dat
>>> #Place the phantom and rotate it so that it is in the XYplane
>>> /gate/phantom/placement/setTranslation 0 - 0 mm
>>> #Attach the phantom SD
>>> /gate/phantom/attachVoxelPhantomSD
>>>         sincerely,
>>>        beyond071 at gmail.com  <mailto:beyond071 at gmail.com>
>>>        2007.2.10
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Richard Taschereau, Ph.D.
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