EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 210, 2019Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays 2018 (UHECR 2018)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||17 May 2019|
CORSIKA 8 – Towards a modern framework for the simulation of extensive air showers
Institut für Kernphysik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
2 Institut für Experimentelle Teilchenphysik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
Published online: 17 May 2019
Current and future challenges in astroparticle physics require novel simulation tools to achieve higher precision and more flexibility. For three decades the FORTRAN version of CORSIKA served the community in an excellent way. However, the effort to maintain and further develop this complex package is getting increasingly difficult. To overcome existing limitations, and designed as a very open platform for all particle cascade simulations in astroparticle physics, we are developing CORSIKA 8 based on modern C++ and Python concepts. Here, we give a brief status report of the project.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.