EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 214, 201923rd International Conference on Computing in High Energy and Nuclear Physics (CHEP 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||T2 - Offline computing|
|Published online||17 September 2019|
Upgrade of CMS Full Simulation for Run 2
Tomsk State University,
2 CERN, CH1211, Geneva 23, Switzerland
3 Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, USA
* e-mail: Vladimir.Ivantchenko@cern.ch
Published online: 17 September 2019
We report on the status of the CMS full simulation software for Run 2 operations of the LHC. Initially, Geant4 10.0p02 was used and about 16 billion events were produced for analysis of 2015-2016 data. In 2017, the CMS detector was updated with a new tracking pixel detector, a modified hadronic calorimeter electronics, and extra muon detectors added. Corresponding modifications were introduced in the full simulation and Geant4 10.2p02 was adopted for 2017 simulation productions; that includes an improved Geant4 for multi-threaded mode, which became the default for 2017. For the 2018 Monte Carlo productions, the full simulation has been updated further. The new Geant4 version 10.4 is used, adopted for the production after detailed validations using test-beam and collision data. The results of validations will be described in details. Several aspects of the migration to Geant4 10.4 and modifications in CMSSW simulation software will be also discussed.
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