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Lunch & Learn: Optimizing fusion particle codes for massively parallel computers

The last decade has witnessed a rapid emergence of larger and faster computing systems in the US. Massively parallel machines have gone mainstream and are now the tool of choice for large scientific simulations. Keeping up with the continuously evolving … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Simulations at the petascale and beyond for fusion energy sciences with William Tang

Imagine harnessing the power of the sun within a magnetic bottle. Unlike hydrogen bombs, which are essentially uncontrolled fusion reactions, scientists for decades have been pursuing the peaceful challenge of safely harnessing fusion energy, a potentially efficient and environmentally attractive … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: High Performance Computing: the Princeton Experience with Curt Hillegas, Bill Tang, Jim Stone, and Mikko Haataja

At OIT’s Lunch ‘n Learn presentation on October 11, three of the faculty who were instrumental in architecting the new high performance facility – Bill Tang (Chief Scientist at PPPL and Associate Director of PICSciE), Jim Stone (Astrophysical Sciences with … Continue reading

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