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LHC@home

This a research project that uses Internet-connected computers to advance Particle and Accelerator Physics. Participate by downloading and running a free program on your computer. By default, you can run the classic LHC@home application Sixtrack, for simulations of accelerator physics, and help researchers at CERN to improve the LHC.

Other LHC@home simulations that utilizes virtualization to run applications for Theory and experiment simulations for ATLAS, CMS and LHCb are also available. In order to run these, you need to install VirtualBox and enable the additional applications in your LHC@home project preferences.

Please visit the LHC@home web site for more documentation, data and instructions. If you have any problem, question or doubt please visit the Message Boards, Questions and Answers and FAQ sections of the project.

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  • When prompted, select LHC@home from the list of projects, or enter the URL:
    https://lhcathome.cern.ch/lhcathome/
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News

IMPORTANT, pull back on SixTrack Inconclusive Results
Please see Message 31102 on SixTrack Application,
Inconclusive Results, keyword IMPORTANT. Eric.
26 Jun 2017, 18:08:03 UTC · Comment


CMS application job queue is being run down.
We want to update the WMAgent job controller, so I've stopped the next batch (I hope). We should run out of jobs in 10-12 hours, so set any machine running CMS tasks to No New Tasks as soon as practicable. Should be up again tomorrow. 26 Jun 2017, 15:59:30 UTC · Comment


SixTrack Inconclusive Results
Please see the SixTrack Application threads for an important update,
Message 31064, Keyword BANNED
26 Jun 2017, 6:24:06 UTC · Comment


sixtrack_validator
There will be a (very) short interruption while I
install a new sixtrack_validator. Should fix null/empty
fort.10 and the nasty "outlier" problem.
See SixTrack Application, sixtrack_validator for more news and details.
24 Jun 2017, 9:21:04 UTC · Comment


SixTrack Tasks distribution issues
Please see Message boards:SixTrack application, thread
"SixTrack Tasks NOT being distributed". This is to have one place for
all relevant messages. This thread is for SixTrack only.
My first post reports my personal status.
20 Jun 2017, 12:43:01 UTC · Comment


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