L1 MinBias Trigger Emulation

This page contains instructions for running L1 emulator with new minbias and startup triggers.


HF single particle detection (aka 'feature bit counts')

The HF trigger primitive generation sets a single bit for each HF region if one of the six towers within the region is over threshold. The number of set bits is then counted in the GCT, for + and - HF separately. Finally, the GT demands one or both of the +/- counts is over threshold.

HF 'ring sums'

The GCT sums Et deposited in HF regions in rings around the beampipe. Four sums are currently calculated (for the purposes of study - it is assumed this can be reduced at some point in future) over the following ranges of pseudorapidity :

  • -5.0 < eta < -4.5
  • -4.5 < eta < -4.0
  • 4.0 < eta < 4.5
  • 4.5 < eta < 5.0

Getting the code

CMSSW 180(pre10)

The following tags are required to run the new triggers in 18X releases :

cvs co -r V00-04-05 CalibCalorimetry/HcalTPGAlgos
cvs co -r V00-01-01 CalibCalorimetry/HcalTPGEventSetup
cvs co -r V03-01-03 SimCalorimetry/HcalTrigPrimAlgos
cvs co -r V00-01-12 SimCalorimetry/HcalTrigPrimProducers
cvs co -r V02-05-17 DataFormats/L1GlobalCaloTrigger
cvs co -r V01-13-04 L1Trigger/GlobalCaloTrigger
cvs co -r V00-07-11 L1Trigger/Configuration

And the following dependent packages need to be recompiled. Depending on your use-case, there may be others. Run checkdeps to find out.

eval `scramv1 ru -sh`
addpkg CalibCalorimetry/HcalTPGEventSetup               
addpkg DataFormats/HLTReco                                               
addpkg DataFormats/L1Trigger                            
addpkg EventFilter/EcalRawToDigi                        
addpkg EventFilter/GctRawToDigi                         
addpkg HLTrigger/Egamma                                 
addpkg HLTrigger/HLTanalyzers                           
addpkg HLTrigger/HLTcore                                
addpkg HLTrigger/HLTfilters                             
addpkg HLTrigger/special                                
addpkg L1Trigger/Configuration                                               
addpkg L1Trigger/GlobalTrigger                          
addpkg L1Trigger/HardwareValidation                     
addpkg L1TriggerOffline/L1Analyzer                      
addpkg RecoEgamma/EgammaHLTProducers                    
addpkg RecoTauTag/HLTProducers                          
scramv1 b


These triggers are available by default in 20X series and onwards.

Running the emulators

Re-run the full L1 Emulator chain (including trigger primitives) by following the instructions for Workflow 1 at https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/CMS/SWGuideReRunningL1

Adjusting parameters

The feature-bit threshold is set using a unsigned int parameter with LSB = 0.125 GeV. The default value is 1, but can be reset in your job using :

replace hcalTriggerPrimitiveDigis.FG_threshold = 1

Accessing the output

The GCT counts

-- JimBrooke - 26 Feb 2008

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