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1 Technische Universität München Beam Simulation at COMPASS Gentner Day Karl A. Bicker

2 Technische Universität München 2/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Fixed target Two-stage spectrometer 160/190 GeV muon/hadron beams The COMPASS Spectrometer

3 Technische Universität München 3/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Beam Simulation at COMPASS Beam Simulation package should generate vertices and beam vector 5-dimensional distribution in [ v x, v y, b x, b y, b z ] (z: beam direction, y: up) Complex correlations between all 5 variables →Impossible to do analytically

4 Technische Universität München 4/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Idea Use real events for beam simulation → [x, y, p x, p y, p z ] from every event → Beamfile Problem Need more Monte Carlo than real data events → The same vertex/beam is used several times Proposal Smear events Use mean distance between two events as sigma for the smearing (different for every event!)

5 Technische Universität München 5/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Defining the Mean Distance Basic idea: –Divide the 5d distribution into bins of equal content –For every bin, calculate the mean volume per event –The 5 mean distances will be the edge lengths of the hypercuboid with the same edge ratios as the bin itself, and a volume that is equal to the mean volume per event mean distance ≙ “sigma”

6 Technische Universität München 6/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Binning

7 Technische Universität München 7/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Edge Bins are a Problem Single event can artificially enlarge bin Average over all neighboring bins which are not on the edge But: in 5d, most bins are on the edge Even worse: most of them have only neighbors which are also on the edge Solution: use sigmas from neighboring bins

8 Technische Universität München 8/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS What if there are only edge bins? 1.For every event… 2.Find a hypersphere containing 15 events around it 3.Calculate the CoG and find a new sphere containing all events 4.Use the volume of the sphere to calculate the mean volume per event

9 Technische Universität München 9/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Post Processing Sphere-procedure still produces big sigmas, cap them by hand Binning introduces artifacts: The bin boundary of the first division goes through the whole volume Solution: Produce 5 beamfiles, starting binning with a different coordinate each time For every coordinate, take the sigmas from the beamfile where the coordinate was divided last and merge them to form one beamfile

10 Technische Universität München 10/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Results: Vertex X Position

11 Technische Universität München 11/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Results: Vertex Y Position

12 Technische Universität München 12/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Results: Beam Momentum X

13 Technische Universität München 13/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Results: Beam Momentum Y

14 Technische Universität München 14/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Results: Beam Momentum Z

15 Technische Universität München 15/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Small Binning Artifacts Remain

16 Technische Universität München 16/ Karl A. Bicker - Beam Simulation at COMPASS Conclusion A new beam simulation package was developed and tested The vertex and beam distributions of generated events reproduce the data reasonably well First test with physics analyses have been started


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