Preservation through modernisation: The software of the H1 experiment at HERA

May 18, 2021, 4:05 PM
Short Talk Offline Computing Software


Daniel Britzger (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik München)


The lepton–proton collisions produced at the HERA collider represent a unique high energy physics data set. A number of years after the end of collisions, the data collected by the H1 experiment, as well as the simulated events and all software needed for reconstruction, simulation and data analysis were migrated into a preserved operational mode at DESY. A recent modernisation of the H1 software architecture has been performed, which will not only facilitate on going and future data analysis efforts with the new inclusion of modern analysis tools, but also ensure the long-term availability of the H1 data and associated software. The present status of the H1 software stack, the data, simulations and the currently supported computing platforms for data analysis activities are discussed.

Primary authors

Daniel Britzger (Max-Planck-Institut für Physik München) Sergey Levonian (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) Stefan Schmitt (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE)) David Michael South (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DE))

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