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Forum: Geometry
Re: None Helix Geometry
Date: 11 Jul, 2007
From: Gabriele Cosmo <Gabriele Cosmo>

Hi Jamie,

> Is there any current G4 shape suitable for implementing a helix geometry?
> I have been having some trouble implementing helical cathode strips. Ive had a
> browse through the forum and G4TwistedTubs has been suggested as a suitable
> candidate - though ive tried a few tests and it does not seem to work.
>
> Any ideas or must i write my own G4 shape

using a combination of G4TwistedTubs is a possible solution (and would be useful if
you can report any problem you find as a bug-report, so it can be investigated),
however, I believe that implementing a custom shape is perhaps the most suitable
solution for your case.

Cheers, Gabriele

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