Command Line 6.3

customChaff command

Description: Creates a new chaff with the shape of a selected object. An object from the geometry must be selected before executing this command. This command is only available when using the Chaff module.

Inline mode usage:

  • customChaff -h: Displays the help file that summarizes the parameters for this command.
  • customChaff <number_dipoles> <dipole_radius> <min_length> <max_length>: Creates a new chaff with the specified parameters.

Interactive mode usage:

  • Invocation: customChaff
  • Parameters:
    • Number of dipoles: dipoles
    • Radius of the dipoles: radius_dipoles.
    • Minimum length of dipoles: min_dipoles.
    • Maximum length of dipoles: max_dipoles.


First, a geometry is created in order to specify the shape of the chaff cloud:

> cone -c

Select center [x y z]: 0 0 0

Bottom radius [double]: 1

Height [double]: 2.5

Top radius [double]: 0

Next, select the recently created cone.


Number of dipoles [integer]: 300

Radius of the dipoles [double]: 300E-06

Minimum length of the dipoles [double]: 15E-03

Maximum length of the dipoles [double]: 15E-03



Resulting custom chaff


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