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Re: Question large box filled with identical tiny spheres (Cristian Bungau)
Date: 17 Sep, 2016
From: michel maire <michel maire>

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 ?

      Michel

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1 Ok: Re: large box filled with identical tiny spheres   (Cristian Bungau - 27 Sep, 2016)
(_ None: Re: large box filled with identical tiny spheres   (John Apostolakis - 28 Sep, 2016)
(_ Agree: Re: large box filled with identical tiny spheres   (Cristian Bungau - 28 Sep, 2016)
(_ None: Re: large box filled with identical tiny spheres   (John Apostolakis - 29 Sep, 2016)
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