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We express our gratitude to our colleagues in the CERN accelerator departments for the excellent performance of the LHC. We thank the technical and administrative staff at the LHCb institutes. We acknowledge support from CERN and from the national agencies: CAPES, CNPq, FAPERJ and FINEP (Brazil); NSFC (China); CNRS/IN2P3 (France); BMBF, DFG and MPG (Germany); INFN (Italy); FOM and NWO (The Netherlands); MNiSW and NCN (Poland); MEN/IFA (Romania); MinES and FANO (Russia); MinECo (Spain); SNSF and SER (Switzerland); NASU (Ukraine); STFC (United Kingdom); NSF (USA). We acknowledge the computing resources that are provided by CERN, IN2P3 (France), KIT and DESY (Germany), INFN (Italy), SURF (The Netherlands), PIC (Spain), GridPP (United Kingdom), RRCKI (Russia), CSCS (Switzerland), IFIN-HH (Romania), CBPF (Brazil), PL-GRID (Poland) and OSC (USA). We are indebted to the communities behind the multiple open source software packages on which we depend. We are also thankful for the computing resources and the access to software R&D tools provided by Yandex LLC (Russia). Individual groups or members have received support from AvH Foundation (Germany), EPLANET, Marie Skodowska-Curie Actions and ERC (European Union), Conseil Gnral de Haute-Savoie, Labex ENIGMASS and OCEVU, Rgion Auvergne (France), RFBR (Russia), XuntaGal and GENCAT (Spain), The Royal Society and Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (United Kingdom). We acknowledge the use of the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) facilities (Oxford) in carrying out this work.
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)