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Publications & Presentations

Here are some publications and presentations about numerical simulations performed with SixTrack on LHC@home and some of the results from the processing power kindly provided by the LHC@home volunteers:

  1. "CERN Modular Physics Screensaver Or Using Spare CPU Cycles Of CERN's Desktop PCs", E. McIntosh, in Computing in High Energy Physics, Interlaken, Switzerland, 27th September - 1st October 2004.
  2. "Large Scale Beam-beam Simulations for the CERN LHC using Distributed Computing", W. Herr, D. I. Kaltchev, E. McIntosh, F. Schmidt, in proceedings of 10th European Particle Accelerator Conference, Edinburgh, UK, 26 - 30 Jun 2006, p. 526.
  3. "Massive Tracking On Heterogeneous Platforms", E. McIntosh, F. Schmidt, F. de Dinechin, 9th International Computational Accelerator Physics Conference (ICAP), October 2006.
  4. "Computers take on more than Aliens" in Symmetry Magazine, Dec 2007.
  5. "Non-Linear Correction Schemes for the Phase 1 LHC Insertion Region Upgrade and Dynamic Aperture Studies", R. Tomás, M. Giovannozzi, and R. de Maria, Published in Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 12 011002, and CERN-BE-2009-004.
  6. "Dynamic Aperture Computation for the As-Built CERN Large Hadron Collider", M. Giovannozzi, in proceedings of 1st International Particle Accelerator Conference, Kyoto, Japan, 23 - 28 May 2010, p. 4707.
  7. "BOINC service for volunteer cloud computing", N. Høimyr, J. Blomer, P. Buncic, M. Giovannozzi, A. Gonzalez, A. Harutyunyan, P. L. Jones, A. Karneyeu, M. A. Marquina, E. Mcintosh, B. Segal, P. Skands, F. Grey, D. Lombraña González, I. Zacharov, CERN-IT-Note-2013-002. Published in : J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 396 (2012) 032057
  8. "Investigations of scaling laws of dynamic aperture with time for numerical simulations including weak-strong beam-beam effects", M. Giovannozzi, E. Laface, in proceedings of 3rd International Particle Accelerator Conference 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA, 20 - 25 May 2012, pp. 1359.
  9. "Dynamic aperture computation for the AS-built CERN Large Hadron Collider and impact of main dipoles sorting". S. Fartoukh, M. Giovannozzi, CERN-ATS-2012-001.- Geneva : CERN, 2012 - Published in : Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A 671 (2012) 10-23.
  10. "LHC@Home: A Volunteer computing system for Massive Numerical Simulations of Beam Dynamics and High Energy Physics Events", M. Giovannozzi, A. Harutyunyan, N. Høimyr, P. L. Jones, A. Karneyeu, M. A. Marquina, E. McIntosh, B. Segal, P. Skands, F. Grey, D. Lombraña González, L. Rivkin, I. Zacharov, in proceedings of 3rd International Particle Accelerator Conference 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA, 20 - 25 May 2012, pp. 505.
  11. "Investigation of Numerical Precision Issues of Long Term Single Particle Tracking", E. McIntosh, R. De Maria, M. Giovannozzi, CERN-ACC-2013-0058, 2013.
  12. "Recent developments and future plans for SixTrack", R. De Maria, R. Bruce, R. Calaga, L. Deniau, M. Giovannozzi, M. Fjellstrom, Y. Levinsen, E. McIntosh, A. Mereghetti, S. Redaelli, H. Renshall, A. Rossi, D. Sinuela, F. Schmidt, R. Tomas, V. Vlachoudis, G. Robert-Demolaize, D. Banfi, J. Barranco, B. Dalena, L. Lari, V. Previtali, R. Appleby, D. Brett, in proceedings of Fourth International Particle Accelerator Conference, 948, 2013.
  13. "SixTrack project: status, runtime environment, and new developments", R. De Maria, J. Andersson, V. K. Berglyd Olsen, L. Field, M. Giovannozzi, P. D. Hermes, N. Høimyr, S. Kostoglou, G. Iadarola, E. Mcintosh, A. Mereghetti, J. Molson, D. Pellegrini, T. Persson, M. Schwinzerl, E. H. Maclean, K. N. Sjobak, I. Zacharov, S. Singh, in proceedings of ICAP’18,172, 2018.
  14. "Dynamic aperture studies for HL-LHC V1.0'', Y. Cai, R. De Maria, M. Giovannozzi, Y. Nosochkov, F.F. Van der Veken, CERN-ACC-2018-0054, 2018.
  15. "SixTrack Version 5: status and new developments", R. De Maria, J. Andersson, V.K. Berglyd Olsen, L. Field, M. Giovannozzi, P.D. Hermes, N. Høimyr, G. Iadarola, S. Kostoglou, E.H. Maclean, E. McIntosh, A. Mereghetti, J. Molson, D. Pellegrini, T. Persson, M. Schwinzerl, B. Dalena, T. Pugnat, I. Zacharov, K.N. Sjobak, in proceedings of Tenth International Particle Accelerator Conference, 3200, 2019.
  16. "Innovative method to measure the extent of the stable phase-space region of proton synchrotrons", E. H. Maclean, M. Giovannozzi, and R. B. Appleby, Phys Rev. Accel Beams 22, 034002, 2019.
  17. "CERN 2019 Open Days Presentation on SixTrack and the LHC", E.H. Maclean, 2019.
  18. "Draft CERN 2019 Open Days Presentation on Computing history and LHC@home", E. McIntosh, 2019.