The Monte Carlo event generator AcerMC versions 2.0 to 3.8 with interfaces to PYTHIA 6.4, HERWIG 6.5 and ARIADNE 4.1

Published: 01-03-2013| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/d5776y76b6.1
Borut Paul Kersevan,
Elzbieta Richter-Wa̧s


Abstract The AcerMC Monte Carlo generator is dedicated to the generation of Standard Model background processes which were recognised as critical for the searches at LHC, and generation of which was either unavailable or not straightforward so far. The program itself provides a library of the massive matrix elements (coded by MADGRAPH) and native phase space modules for generation of a set of selected processes. The hard process event can be completed by the initial and the final state radiation, hadr... Title of program: AcerMC version 3.8 Catalogue Id: ADQQ_v2_0 Nature of problem Despite a large repertoire of processes implemented for generation in event generators like PYTHIA [1] or HERWIG [2] a number of background processes, crucial for studying the expected physics of the LHC experiments, is missing. For some of these processes the matrix element expressions are rather lengthly and/or to achieve a reasonable generation efficiency it is necessary to tailor the phasespace selection procedure to the dynamics of the process. That is why it is not practical to imagine tha ... Versions of this program held in the CPC repository in Mendeley Data ADQQ_v1_0; AcerMC version 1.0; 10.1016/S0010-4655(02)00592-1 ADQQ_v2_0; AcerMC version 3.8; 10.1016/j.cpc.2012.10.032 This program has been imported from the CPC Program Library held at Queen's University Belfast (1969-2019)