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Title: Methods and Results for Standard Model Event Generation at $$\sqrt{s}$$ = 14 TeV, 33 TeV and 100 TeV Proton Colliders (A Snowmass Whitepaper)

Abstract

This document describes the novel techniques used to simulate the common Snowmass 2013 En- ergy Frontier Standard Model backgrounds for future hadron colliders. The purpose of many Energy Frontier studies is to explore the reach of high luminosity data sets at a variety of high energy collid- ers. The generation of high statistics samples which accurately model large integrated luminosities for multiple center-of-mass energies and pile-up environments is not possible using an unweighted event generation strategy | an approach which relies on event weighting was necessary. Even with these improvements in e ciency, extensive computing resources were required. This document de- scribes the speci c approach to event generation using Madgraph5 to produce parton-level processes, followed by parton showering and hadronization with Pythia6, and pile-up and detector simulation with Delphes3. The majority of Standard Model processes for pp interactions at √s = 14, 33, and 100 TeV with 0, 50, and 140 additional pile-up interactions are publicly available.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States). et al.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1128125
Report Number(s):
SNOW13-00167
arXiv eprint number arXiv:1308.1636
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Conference: Community Summer Study 2013, Minneapolis, MN (United States), 29 Jul-06 Aug 2013
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Avetisyan, Aram. Methods and Results for Standard Model Event Generation at $\sqrt{s}$ = 14 TeV, 33 TeV and 100 TeV Proton Colliders (A Snowmass Whitepaper). United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.2172/1128125.
Avetisyan, Aram. Methods and Results for Standard Model Event Generation at $\sqrt{s}$ = 14 TeV, 33 TeV and 100 TeV Proton Colliders (A Snowmass Whitepaper). United States. doi:10.2172/1128125.
Avetisyan, Aram. Wed . "Methods and Results for Standard Model Event Generation at $\sqrt{s}$ = 14 TeV, 33 TeV and 100 TeV Proton Colliders (A Snowmass Whitepaper)". United States. doi:10.2172/1128125. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1128125.
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