LHC Collimation and Energy Deposition Studies Using Beam Delivery Simulation (BDSIM)

Laurence Nevay, Stewart Boogert, Hector Garcia Morales, Stephen Gibson, Regina Kwee-Hinzmann, R Bruce, S Redaelli

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Beam Delivery Simulation (BDSIM) is a program that uses a suite of high energy physics software including Geant4, CLHEP & ROOT, that seamlessly tracks particles through accelerators and detectors utilising the full range of particles and physics processes from Geant4. A comparison of the collimator cleaning efficiency and energy deposition throughout the full length of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) with the established SixTrack simulations of the CERN collimation group is presented. The propagation of the full hadronic showers from collimators provides unparalleled detail in energy deposition maps and these are compared with the data from beam loss monitors that measure radiation outside the magnet body.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th International Particle Accelerator Conference
Subtitle of host publicationMay 8-13, 2016, Busan, Korea
PublisherJACoW Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-95450-147-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016

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