Computer tools in particle physics


This is the website for the course Computer tools in particle physics by Avelino Vicente, to take place at Instituto de Física Corpuscular (CSIC/Universidad de Valencia).

Dates: Monday 22/05/2017 - Friday 26/05/2017
Place: IFIC - Sala de Audiovisuales (Nave experimental)
Time: 15:00
Duration: 1.5 h for the first session and 1 h for the rest

Material and required programs

This will be a hands-on course, where all participants are encouraged to run all codes in their own laptops. The only required programas are Mathematica, a LaTeX compiler and Fortran 90 and C++ compilers. If you wish to fully participate please download the following files:

You should also download the latest versions of the codes we are going to use (exception: for lecture 2 we will use an old version of MicrOMEGAs, see above). You can find them in their official websites (links on your right). Finally, the slides of the course are available here: introduction, lecture 1, lecture 2, lecture 3, lecture 4 and lecture 5.


The course will mainly focus on the material contained in the following notes:

Computer tools in particle physics, A. Vicente, arXiv:1507.06349

Previous editions

Visit this link for information about the 2016 edition of this course, including videos of the lectures.