Simulator for the Linear Collider (SLIC): a Tool for ILC Detector Simulations

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The Simulator for the Linear Collider (SLIC) is a detector simulation program based on the GEANT4 toolkit. It is intended to enable end users to easily model detector concepts by providing the ability to fully describe detectors using plain text files read in by a common executable at runtime. The detector geometry, typically the most complex part of a detector simulation, is described at runtime using the Linear Collider Detector Description (LCDD). This system allows end users to create complex detector geometries in a standard XML format rather than procedural code such as C++. The LCDD system is based on ... continued below

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Graf, N. & McCormick, J. February 13, 2007.

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The Simulator for the Linear Collider (SLIC) is a detector simulation program based on the GEANT4 toolkit. It is intended to enable end users to easily model detector concepts by providing the ability to fully describe detectors using plain text files read in by a common executable at runtime. The detector geometry, typically the most complex part of a detector simulation, is described at runtime using the Linear Collider Detector Description (LCDD). This system allows end users to create complex detector geometries in a standard XML format rather than procedural code such as C++. The LCDD system is based on the Geometry Description Markup Language (GDML) from the LHC Applications Group (LCG). The geometry system facilitates the study of different full detector design and their variations. SLIC uses the StdHep format to read input created by event generators and outputs events in the Linear Collider IO (LCIO) format. The SLIC package provides a binding to GEANT4 and many additional commands and features for the end user.

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  • Journal Name: AIP Conf.Proc.867:503-512,2006; Conference: Prepared for 12th International Conference on Calorimetry in High Energy Physics (CALOR 06), Chicago, Illinois, 5-9 Jun 2006

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-12350
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 899570
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc884053

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Graf, N. & McCormick, J. Simulator for the Linear Collider (SLIC): a Tool for ILC Detector Simulations, article, February 13, 2007; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc884053/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.