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Multi-threaded Geant4 on the Xeon-Phi with complex high-energy physics geometry

  • Author(s): Farrell, S
  • Dotti, A
  • Asai, M
  • Calafiura, P
  • Monnard, R
  • et al.

To study the performance of multi-threaded Geant4 for high-energy physics experiments, an application has been developed which generalizes and extends previous work. A highly-complex detector geometry is used for benchmarking on an Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor. In addition, an implementation of parallel I/O based on Intel SCIF and ROOT technologies is incorporated and studied.

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