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On Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:08:20 GMT, Cristian Bungau wrote:
> Hi, > > I want to simulate a large box made of one material filled with > identical (both size and material) small spheres. The spheres material > is different from the box material. > > I am using a triple "for loop" to place the spheres' physical volumes > with different copy numbers at the corresponding coordinates, all having > the same logical volume. But the memory consumption is large. > > I looked at the various parametrisation options and Nested > Parametrisation seemed a good choice. But the material is the same for > all spheres, so why set the material? > > I would be very grateful for any suggestion on a best way of modelling > this setup. > > Thank you, > > Cristian >
Are there some symmetries in the positions of the spheres ? If so, did you try to define a cell which would contain one or few spheres, and to replicate this cell ?
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