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Applying the “Simple Accelerator Modelling in MATLAB” (SAMM) Code to High Luminosity LHC Upgrade

K.M. Hock, A. Wolski, R.B. Appleby
University of Liverpool and Cockcroft Institute, UK; University of Manchester and Cockcroft Institute, UK
Proceedings of IPAC2013, Shanghai, China
@article{hockapplying,

   title={APPLYING THE “SIMPLE ACCELERATOR MODELLING IN MATLAB”(SAMM) CODE TO HIGH LUMINOSITY LHC UPGRADE},

   author={Hock, KM and Wolski, A and Appleby, RB}

}

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The “Simple Accelerator Modelling in Matlab” (SAMM) code is a set of Matlab routines for modelling beam dynamics in high energy particle accelerators. It includes a set of CUDA codes that can be run on a graphics processing unit. These can be called from SAMM and can potentially give a significant increase in tracking speed. To make use of this potential for the computationally intensive LHC upgrade simulations, we have developed additional Matlab and CUDA routines to simulate the full set of elements that are present in the Large Hadron Collider. We present the results of applying these codes to dynamic aperture calculations. These results are benchmarked against PTC and MADX.
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