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CS Document 3992-v1

Improvements in the Geant4 Hadronic Physics

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CS-doc-3992-v1
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Sunanda Banerjee
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Sunanda Banerjee
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06 Jul 2010, 18:04
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06 Jul 2010, 18:04
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Abstract:
During the last five years, development of Geant4 hadronic physics models has been driven largely by the anticipated turn-on of the LHC detectors and the subsequent comparison of new data with the simulated detector responses.

Work has concentrated on three main areas: hadronic model improvement for high energy string models, intranuclear cascade models, precompound and de-excitation models, and elastic scattering which are currently used in the simulation of LHC experiments. These development are tested against a large collection of thin target data and dedicated test beam experiments using calorimeter prototypes. Salient improvements in physics and computing performance of these models will be discussed.

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Simulation Geant4
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Abstract submitted to CHEP2010
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CHEP 2010 held from 18 Oct 2010 to 22 Oct 2010 in Taipei, Taiwan
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