Accession Number:

ADA393010

Title:

Interactive and Large Scale Supercomputing Simulations in Nonlinear Optics

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 2000-31-Mar 2001

Corporate Author:

ARIZONA UNIV TUCSON DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

The DURIP 99 initiative award was used primarily far a major upgrade of a dual rack ONYX2 Silicon Graphics system. The upgrade consisted in purchasing 8 of the newest generation of 400 MHz CPUs, converting one of ONYX2 racks into a fully loaded 16-processor Origin 20002400 system and moving both high performance graphics heads into the top half of the remaining ONYX2 rack. The existing 14 processor system consisted of a mix of 6 195 MHz and 8250 MHz CPUs running in a system with 6 Gigabytes of memory. In addition, Silicon Graphics replaced our existing mix of 14 195 and 250 MHz CPUs by 14300 MHz CPUs at no added cost. The new system provides a state-of-the-art graphical visualization and computing capability. It also offers cost-effective upgrade route. The reconfigured in-house supercomputing engine provides a significant boost to our past and ongoing AFOSR-funded research projects.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Lasers and Masers
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE