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Title: Impact of Detector Simulation in Particle Physics Collider Experiments - Highlights

Abstract

Detector simulation has become fundamental to the success of modern high-energy physics (HEP) experiments. For example, the Geant4-based simulation applications developed by the ATLAS and CMS experiments played a major role for them to produce physics measurements of unprecedented quality and precision with faster turnaround, from data taking to journal submission, than any previous hadron collider experiment. The material presented here contains highlights of a recent review on the impact of detector simulation in particle physics collider experiments published in Ref. [1]. It includes examples of applications to detector design and optimization, software development and testing of computing infrastructure, and modeling of physics objects and their kinematics. The cost and economic impact of simulation in the CMS experiment is also presented. A discussion on future detector simulation needs, challenges and potential solutions to address them is included at the end.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Fermilab
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:
1576535
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-19-183-CD-CMS
oai:inspirehep.net:1760560
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Journal Name:
EPJ Web Conf.
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 214; Conference: 23rd International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 07/09-07/13/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Elvira, V.Daniel. Impact of Detector Simulation in Particle Physics Collider Experiments - Highlights. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201921402019.
Elvira, V.Daniel. Impact of Detector Simulation in Particle Physics Collider Experiments - Highlights. United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201921402019.
Elvira, V.Daniel. Tue . "Impact of Detector Simulation in Particle Physics Collider Experiments - Highlights". United States. doi:10.1051/epjconf/201921402019. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1576535.
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author = {Elvira, V.Daniel},
abstractNote = {Detector simulation has become fundamental to the success of modern high-energy physics (HEP) experiments. For example, the Geant4-based simulation applications developed by the ATLAS and CMS experiments played a major role for them to produce physics measurements of unprecedented quality and precision with faster turnaround, from data taking to journal submission, than any previous hadron collider experiment. The material presented here contains highlights of a recent review on the impact of detector simulation in particle physics collider experiments published in Ref. [1]. It includes examples of applications to detector design and optimization, software development and testing of computing infrastructure, and modeling of physics objects and their kinematics. The cost and economic impact of simulation in the CMS experiment is also presented. A discussion on future detector simulation needs, challenges and potential solutions to address them is included at the end.},
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place = {United States},
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