Monte Carlo Particle Numbering Scheme

1998 Monte Carlo Number Scheme Text and Tables:  PostScript  PDF  (8 pages)  Parallel-to-Print PDF

This is a revised Monte Carlo particle numbering scheme based on a proposal from the 1995 LEP II Workshop.

A comparison of the new (1998) particle numbers and the old (1996) numbers is given in the following Postscript files:

The lists of particle numbers are maintained by the StdHep Monte Carlo Standardization project at Fermilab as part of a system to facilitate translation between different Monte Carlo event generators and detector simulators. The "List of elementary and miscellaneous particles" contains a few specialized codes beginning with 99 which are needed for particular event generators, but which are not included in the list of PDG particle numbers.