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Ticket #1140 (closed How to: fixed)

Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

Pile Up with Delphes

Reported by: amin83 Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: Delphes code Version: Delphes 3
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Dear Delphes team,

Is there a way to add pile up to SUSY events? If I understand well, the MinBias?.pileup that comes with Delphes is used to mix pile up events for SM particles. However, I would like to add pile up to my SUSY events. Now, using this MinBias? file on my signal file, I end up with the same number of events I started with.
Thanks for the help.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 months ago by mselvaggi


it should not matter whether you add pileup to SM particles or BSM. The principle is the same and low pT particles corresponding to some number of minbias interactions are superimposed with the hard scattering. As a result, you indeed do not expect the total number of events to change after you add pileup.


comment:2 Changed 7 months ago by pavel

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
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