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ArtG4: A Generic Geant4 Framework for ART and maybe Your Experiment

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Full Title: ArtG4: A Generic Geant4 Framework for ART and maybe Your Experiment
Date & Time: 19 Mar 2013 at 14:00
Event Location: WH One West
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Event Info: Speaker: Adam Lyon, Computing Division / Running Experiments Data Handling Group Leader

Abstract: ArtG4 is a generic Geant4 based simulation framework on top of the ART Framework that a summer student and I wrote last summer. Though written for the Fermilab Muon g-2 experiment, it is completely generic and may be of interest to other experiments in need of a simulation program or with existing monolithic hard to maintain Geant4 code. Muon g-2 has recently finished porting its simulation program to ArtG4 and will use it to both simulate muons in the g-2 storage ring as well as test beam scenarios, all with the same code. ArtG4 allows for a plug-and-play environment for building a simulation with detector and Geant4 action modules. Discussed in this seminar will be the motivation for writing the framework, its design and implementation, its use at Muon g-2 and perhaps other experiments, and the special features of ART that make this system especially easy for writing and maintaining simulation code.

Bio:
Adam is a member of the Fermilab Muon g-2 and D0 collaborations. He heads the Data Handing Group in the Scientific Computing Division Running Experiments Department and leads the computing and simulation efforts for the Muon g-2 experiment.

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Other documents for this event

CS-doc-# Title Author(s) Topic(s) Last Updated
5061-v1 ART + Geant4 = ArtG4 Adam Lyon Simulation
Muon g-2
19 Mar 2015

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