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Re: Question plastic scintillator defination (hemiao)
Date: 03 Aug, 2010
From: Michael H. Kelsey <Michael H. Kelsey>

On Wed, 04 Aug 2010 02:00:27 GMT, hemiao wrote:
> who knows how to define the material of plastic scintillator
> I only know the number of C, H, and electron per cm3.
> Is it possible to deduce the density of the scintillator with number C,H
> and e-? or there is another way to specify the material for geant4
> geometry setup?

You probably want to use the Geant4 interface to the NIST materials database; see my talk ( at a recent GEANT4 Tutorial.

The NIST Website should have a catalogue of materials (, but at the moment their server is not responding.

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