[Gate-users] Defining a box source

AliAsghar Parach aaparach at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 06:38:25 CET 2009

Dear Ida,
there is no box definition for source shape in GATE but instead you
can use 'Para' with equal alpha, theta , phi that means Parallelepiped
shape results in a Box shape.

hope this help you.

On 11/10/09, Ida Häggström <ida.haggstrom at radfys.umu.se> wrote:
> Hi!
> I've looked in the users guide, but am unable to find anything on how to
> define a box source... It's no problem for a phantom, just insert a box, but
> how to do it for a source? I can make cylindrical and spherical sources
> without any problems. Here's what I've tried (and failed) with:
> /gate/source/addSource source
> /gate/source/source/gps/type Volume
> /gate/source/source/gps/shape box #also tried Box
> /gate/source/source/gps/halfx 100. mm
> /gate/source/source/gps/halfy 100. mm
> /gate/source/source/gps/halfz 100. mm
> Has anyone made a box source (is it called something else for a source?) and
> can give me a hint? thanks!
> Ida
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Ali Asghar Parach,Ph.D. student in Medical Physics,Tarbiat Modares

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