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dc.contributor.authorBarranco, J-
dc.contributor.authorCai, Y-
dc.contributor.authorCameron, D-
dc.contributor.authorCrouch, M-
dc.contributor.authorDe Maria, R-
dc.contributor.authorField, L-
dc.contributor.authorGiovannozzi, M-
dc.contributor.authorHermes, P-
dc.contributor.authorHøimyr, N-
dc.contributor.authorKaltchev, D-
dc.contributor.authorKarastathis, N-
dc.contributor.authorLuzzi, C-
dc.contributor.authorMaclean, E-
dc.contributor.authorMcIntosh, E-
dc.contributor.authorMereghetti, A-
dc.contributor.authorMolson, J-
dc.contributor.authorNosochkov, Y-
dc.contributor.authorPieloni, T-
dc.contributor.authorReid, ID-
dc.contributor.authorRivkin, L-
dc.contributor.authorSegal, B-
dc.contributor.authorSjobak, K-
dc.contributor.authorSkands, P-
dc.contributor.authorTambasco, C-
dc.contributor.authorVan Der Veken, F-
dc.contributor.authorZacharov, I-
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-12T15:44:59Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-01-
dc.date.available2018-01-12T15:44:59Z-
dc.date.issued2017-
dc.identifier.citationCEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2017, 1973 pp. 15 - 26en_US
dc.identifier.issn1613-0073-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/15656-
dc.description.abstractCopyright © by the paper's authors. Copying permitted for private and academic purposes. The LHC@Home BOINC project has provided computing capacity for numerical simulations to researchers at CERN since 2004, and has since 2011 been expanded with a wider range of applications. The traditional CERN accelerator physics simulation code SixTrack enjoys continuing volunteers support, and thanks to virtualisation a number of applications from the LHC experiment collaborations and particle theory groups have joined the consolidated LHC@Home BOINC project. This paper addresses the challenges related with traditional and virtualized applications in the BOINC environment, and how volunteer computing has been integrated into the overall computing strategy of the laboratory through the consolidated LHC@Home service. Thanks to the computing power provided by volunteers joining LHC@Home, numerous accelerator beam physics studies have been carried out, allowing for improving the understanding of charged particle dynamics in the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and its future upgrades. The main results are highlighted in this paper.en_US
dc.format.extent15 - 26-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCEUR WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGSen_US
dc.subjectVolunteer computingen_US
dc.subjectHigh energy physicsen_US
dc.subjectParticle acceleratorsen_US
dc.subjectBeam dynamicsen_US
dc.titleLHC@Home: A BOINC-based Volunteer Computing Infrastructure for Physics Studies at CERNen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.relation.isPartOfCEUR Workshop Proceedings-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
pubs.volume1973-
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