Challenges in Monte Carlo Event Generator Software for High-Luminosity LHC

Author(s)
, Andrea Valassi, Efe Yazgan, Josh McFayden, Simone Amoroso, Joshua Bendavid, Andy Buckley, Matteo Cacciari, Taylor Childers, Vitaliano Ciulli, Rikkert Frederix, Stefano Frixione, Francesco Giuli, Alexander Grohsjean, Christian Gütschow, Stefan Höche, Walter Hopkins, Philip Ilten, Dmitri Konstantinov, Frank Krauss, Qiang Li, Leif Lönnblad, Fabio Maltoni, Michelangelo Mangano, Zach Marshall, Olivier Mattelaer, Javier Fernandez Menendez, Stephen Mrenna, Servesh Muralidharan, Tobias Neumann, Simon Plätzer, Stefan Prestel, Stefan Roiser, Marek Schönherr, Holger Schulz, Markus Schulz, Elizabeth Sexton-Kennedy, Frank Siegert, Andrzej Siódmok, Graeme A. Stewart
Abstract

We review the main software and computing challenges for the Monte Carlo physics event generators used by the LHC experiments, in view of the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) physics programme. This paper has been prepared by the HEP Software Foundation (HSF) Physics Event Generator Working Group as an input to the LHCC review of HL-LHC computing, which has started in May 2020.

Organisation(s)
Particle Physics
External organisation(s)
European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), National Taiwan University, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of Sussex, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, University of Glasgow, Université Sorbonne-Paris-Cité, Univ Paris Cite, UDICE-French Research Universities, Universite de Paris, Ctr Nanosci & Nanotechnol, Argonne National Laboratory, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Sezione di Firenze, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Lund University, Università degli Studi di Genova, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Roma, University College London, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, University of Birmingham, University of Cincinnati, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, Durham University, Peking University, Università degli Studi di Bologna, Université catholique de Louvain, Universidad de Oviedo, Illinois Institute of Technology, Technische Universität Dresden, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Journal
Computing and Software for Big Science
Volume
5
No. of pages
19
ISSN
2510-2036
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s41781-021-00055-1
Publication date
04-2020
Peer reviewed
Yes
Austrian Fields of Science 2012
103012 High energy physics
Keywords
Portal url
https://ucris.univie.ac.at/portal/en/publications/challenges-in-monte-carlo-event-generator-software-for-highluminosity-lhc(0354c87e-d702-4a9d-980b-83303eb8eeb8).html