[Gate-users] How to create this - slant hole in a plate

Vesna Cuplov vesna.cuplov at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 15:38:15 CET 2013


I am not totally sure about the geometry you want to create for the hole
but I added the following
volume in Gate v6.2 which is an Elliptical Tube. You might try it and see
if it suites your needs.

See the User's guide:





Don't know if it will help.


On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Marc Chamberland <
MarcChamberland at cmail.carleton.ca> wrote:

>  As far as I know, this is not possible with the current geometry features
> of Gate.
>  However, since Gate is open source, you can add the feature yourself!
>  If you look at the source code, you'll see that the volumes that Gate
> supports are Geant4 volumes. A look at the Geant4 source code reveals that
> it supports many more volumes than Gate. There might be one or more volumes
> that suit your need in there. You just need to implement it in Gate (using
> the current source code as a template). It should be relatively straight
> forward... but your geometry need is a bit complex...
>  Good luck!
>  Marc
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