Precision Modelling of Energy Deposition in the LHC using BDSIM. / Walker, Stuart; Abramov, Andrey; Boogert, Stewart ; Gibson, Stephen; Pikhartova, Helena; Nevay, Laurence.

10th International Particle Accelerator Conference. JACoW Publishing, 2019. p. 1-4 MOPRB064.

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Precision Modelling of Energy Deposition in the LHC using BDSIM. / Walker, Stuart; Abramov, Andrey; Boogert, Stewart ; Gibson, Stephen; Pikhartova, Helena; Nevay, Laurence.

10th International Particle Accelerator Conference. JACoW Publishing, 2019. p. 1-4 MOPRB064.

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abstract = "A detailed model of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been built using Beam Delivery Simulation (BDSIM) for studying beam loss patterns and is presented and discussed in this paper. BDSIM is a program which builds a Geant4 accelerator model from generic components bridging accelerator tracking routines and particle physics to seamlessly simulate the traversal of particles and any subsequent energy deposition in particle accelerators. The LHC model described here has been further refined with additional features to improve the accuracy of the model, including specific component geometries, tunnel geometry, and more. BDSIM has been extended so that more meaningful comparisons with other simulations and data can be made. Firstly, BDSIM can now record losses in the same way that SixTrack does: when a primary exceeds the limits of the aperture it is recorded as a loss. Secondly, by placing beam loss monitors (BLMs) within the BDSIM model and recording the simulated dose and energy deposition, it can be directly compared with real BLM data. These results are presented here and compared with SixTrack and BLM data from a typical fill in 2018.",
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