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3rd Test production has started since early April 2018. Version of ILCSoft/ILDConfig were v01-19-06/v01-19-06-p01. This will be a small production to test the readiness for the optimization production.

New samples will have the following new features, exept those included in the new ILCSoft/ILDConfig, with respect to the 2nd test production.

Items3rd production2nd production
Production tool for calibration samplesDIRAC transformation ( same as physics samples)DIRAC UserJob
Generator files of calibration files/ilc/prod/ilc/mc-dbd/generated/1-calib (note1)


File names of single particle samplesAbbreviated process name in the file name. see hereFor example "single_PDG310_MOM010GeV_TH5to14"
Base directory for sim, rec, dstm(dst-merged)

/ilc/prod/ilc/mc-opt-2 (note 2)

Directory for calibration sample1-calibcalib
splitting of generator filesstdhep files are splitted to slcio files adding header informationstdhep files were splitted to stdhep files, not addition of header information
dst-merged filesdst merged files are created after completion of all reconstructionjobsdst-merged files were not produced
BeamCal reconstructionincluded except calibration samplesnot reconstruted
seeablepairs200 events/file x 500 files100 events/file x12 files


  1. Single particle samples were recreated with similar condition as the 2nd production. uds generator samples were copied from sgreen's directory after renaming.
  2. /ilc/prod/ilc/mc-opt-2 is the tape pool at DESY-SRM. Files other than sim, rec, dstm are written to /ilc/prod/ilc/mc-opt.dsk, same as the 2nd production.

Produced samples

Default detector models and analysis option will be : ILD_ls5_v02 and ILD_ls5_o1_v02. uds samples are reconstructed with o1 and o2 options.

Note: ILD_s5_o1_vo2 samples were reconstructed with wrong parameters. See "Problems found" below.

UDS & Single particlesNb. eventsConditionIP smearXingBG


uds10kE=30, 40, 60, 91, 120, 160, 200, 240, 300, 350, 400, 500 GeVNoNoNoNo


122 for s5_o1

uds o2 option10kE=30, 40, 60, 91, 120, 160, 200, 240, 300, 350, 400, 500 GeVNoNoNoNo121Done

\( e^{\pm}, \mu^{\pm}, \pi^{\pm}, K^{\pm}, p/\bar{p}\)

100kp from 0.1 to 150 GeV, uniform random in log(p), both chargeNoNoNoNo116Done

\( \mu^{\pm}\)


p=0.3, 0.6, 1, 3, 6, 10, 30, 60, 100, 250 GeV/c, \( \theta\) =7, 20, 40, 85,
\( \phi\) uniformn random from 0 to 360.


\( \gamma\)

10kP=0.1, 0.2, 0.4, 0.7, 1, 2, 3.5, 5, 7.5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 50, 100 GeV/cNoNoNoNo116Done

\( \gamma\)


P=10 GeV, \( \theta\)= uniform in 5 to 14 or 166 to 175 degree


\( K_{L}^{0}\)

10kP=1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110 GeV/cNoNoNoNo116Done

\( \pi^{0}\)

10kP=1, 2, 5, 7.5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 40 GeV/cNoNoNoNo116Done

\( K_{S}^{0}\)

10kP=1, 2, 3, 3.5, 5, 7, 7.5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 50, 100 GeV/cNoNoNoNo116Done
Resonanceesno plan

Backgrounds (Sim Only)

IP smearXingBG


seeablepairsTotal 1M498 files, 200 events/file were producedNoYes

aa_lowpt (BB, BW, WB, WW)Total 20k200 events/file, ~800 files (1 stdhep file)YesYes


IP smearXingBG


flavortag100k6u,6d,6s,6c,6b 500GeV, ~100k events for each processIDYesYesYes/NoYes119Done
6f_ttbar~13k each1 stdhep file of each processIDYesYesYesYes


123 for s5_o1

1 stdhep files of qqh, e1e1h, e2e2h, e3e3h, nnhYesYesYesYes118Done
1 stdhep files of 2f_Z_leptonicYesYesYesYes117Done

Note: Red character indicate new or modified parameter in 3rd production, grey is the one dropped.

Sample data base

File path of DST-Merged files

DST-Merged files were created after all production completes. They will be found in the directory,  /ilc/prod/ilc/mc-opt-2/ild/dst-merged/<Energy-Machine>/<EvtClass>/<DetectorModel>/v01-19-06-p01

DST-merged files exists at DESY-SRM and KEK-SRM

Problems found

  • The command line argument of Marlin, --constant.DetectorModel, was missing in ILCDirac production. As a result, all samples of ELOG ID less or equal to 120 ( DIRAC Production ID less than or euql to 9747 ) were reconstructed with ILD_l5_o1_v02 parameters, namely ILD_s5_o1_v02 samples are not correct though ILD_l5_o1_v02 samples are correct. This problem will be fixed in the samples after ProdID=9748 and/or ELOGID 121.  Thanks Bo Li for reporting this problem.
    • s5_o1 model of uds and 6f_ttbar samples and ls5_o2 model for uds samples were recreated. See ELOG-ID=121, 122, 123 for details (2018-04-17)
    • dst-merged files of uds ls5_o2 model were removed from SE and DIRAC catalog (2018-04-18) 
  • Directories of simulation and reconstruction jobs were under mc-opt.dsk.dsk. It will be fixed in the production after ELOG ID 121 to mc-opt.dsk.