Patch Release 1.3.1

Just three weeks after our first User Workshop and one week before the holidays, we would like to announce the first patch release for the 1.3 release series of Allpix2 , version 1.3.1. The 40 commits contained in this release fix some newly discovered bugs as well as a few long-standing issues. As usual, the release is available from the repository as of now.

The following issues have been resolved and improvements have been made:

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1st User Workshop held

This week, on the 26th and 27th of November, the 1st Allpix Squared User Workshop was held at CERN. The workshop was well-attended, with 35 registrants, and was split between an introductory session containing an installation guide and hands-on step-by-step tutorial, and more detailed talks on advanced features along with current user examples. There were a number of useful discussions and feedback from the participants, in particular underlining the strong interest in new features such as support for high-Z materials, calculations of induced signals and the ability to customise charge carrier mobilities and trapping. [Read More]

Allpix Squared 1.3 Released

We are happy to announce a new stable feature release Allpix2 version 1.3 with a total of 265 commits added to the repository by seven contributors since version 1.2. The release tarball can be downloaded from the repository:

https://gitlab.cern.ch/allpix-squared/allpix-squared/tags/v1.3

The new version is also available as docker image in the project’s docker registry, as read-to-use version on CVMFS and as binary release from the website.

This release has seen some major improvements in different areas, an overview of the most important changes and new features is provided in the following:

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Patch Release 1.2.3

We would like to announce another patch release for a stable release of Allpix2 . This is the third patch release of the 1.2 series, version 1.2.3 and is rather small compared to previous patch releases. The reason for this is the ongoing preparation for the next feature release. As usual, the release is available from the repository as of now.

The following changes have been incorporated:

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1st Allpix Squared User Workshop

A first user workshop for Allpix Squared will be held at CERN on November 26 and 27, 2018. This is an opportunity to bring together users and developers of the framework, to discuss existing features and to suggest new functionality. The workshop will consist of an introductory tutorial, a question and answer session, talks on selected topics such as the interface between TCAD and Monte Carlo simulations as well as several simulation examples from different fields. [Read More]

Patch Release 1.2.2

Once more we are happy to announce another patch release for a stable release of Allpix2 . This is the second patch release of the 1.2 series, version 1.2.2 and is available from the repository as of now.

The following changes have been incorporated:

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Patch Release 1.2.1

We are happy to announce a new patch release for the 1.2 series, Allpix2 version 1.2.1. The release is available as

The following changes have been incorporated:

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Allpix Squared Reference Paper Published

A paper describing the Allpix Squared framework and providing first validation results using test beam data has just been published in Nuclear Instrumentations and Methods in Physics Research A. The paper is published with open access and can be obtained from here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.020 Please cite this paper when publishing your work using Allpix Squared as: S. Spannagel et al., “Allpix2: A modular simulation framework for silicon detectors”, Nucl. Instr. Meth. [Read More]

Allpix Squared 1.2 Released

We are happy to announce a new stable feature release Allpix2 version 1.2 with a total of 452 commits added to the repository by ten contributors since version 1.1. The release tarball can be downloaded from the repository:

https://gitlab.cern.ch/allpix-squared/allpix-squared/tags/v1.2

The new version is also available as docker image in the project’s docker registry, as read-to-use version on CVMFS and as binary release from the website.

This release has seen some major improvements in different areas, an overview of the most important changes and new features is provided in the following:

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