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Re: None Placing Si layer in cylinder using G4SubtractionSolid (Sourav Tarafdar)
Date: 08 Apr, 2015
From: Michael H. Kelsey <Michael H. Kelsey>

On Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:56:24 GMT, Sourav Tarafdar wrote:
> Recently I was trying to make a geometry using Boolean operation in Geant4. The geometry consists
> of a hollow cylinder (radius = 6.9 cm) and then I was trying to insert a layer of Silicon (0.5 mm
> thickness) through it so that the perpendicular to the plane of Silicon layer is parallel to the axis of
> cylinder.

Why use a Boolean for this at all? Why not just place the silicon as a daughter of the cylinder? Is it because you need the 0.1 mm gap all the way around the silicon?

  -- Michael Kelsey

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