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Re: Question How to construct hyperboloid of two sheets?
Date: 30 Jun, 2017
From: Evgueni Tcherniaev <Evgueni Tcherniaev>

On Sat, 24 Jun 2017 03:12:04 GMT, Tekkaman wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I want to construct a Wolter I x-ray telescope to study proton damage.
> But I don't know how to construct a strict hyperboloid mirror. I don't
> accept cone approximating. What G4Hype define is a hyperboloid of one
> sheet. However, what I want is half part of a hyperboloid of two sheets.
> Any help would be great!
> 
> Thanks.
> 

Unfortunately, Geant4 does not have a solid for a hyperboloid of one sheet. You can try to approximate it using G4TesselatedSolid. If the requirements to precision are not too strict it should work.

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