Hybrid CPU + Xeon Phi implementation of the Particle-in-Cell method for plasma simulation
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2016

This paper presents experimental results of Particle-in-Cell plasma simulation on a hybrid system with CPUs and Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors. We consider simulation of two relevant laserdriven particle acceleration regimes using the Particle-in-Cell code PICADOR. On a node of a cluster with 2 CPUs and 2 Xeon Phi coprocessors the hybrid CPU + Xeon Phi configuration allows to fully utilize the computational resources of the node. It outperforms both CPU-only and Xeon Phi-only configurations with the speedups between 1.36 x and 1.68 x.

Xeon Phi


Hybrid computing


I. Meyerov

Lobachevsky University

S. Bastrakov

Lobachevsky University

I. Surmin

Lobachevsky University

A. Bashinov

Russian Academy of Sciences

E. Efimenko

Russian Academy of Sciences

Lobachevsky University

A. V. Korzhimanov

Russian Academy of Sciences

Lobachevsky University

A. A. Muraviev

Lobachevsky University

Russian Academy of Sciences

Arkady Gonoskov

Chalmers, Fysik, Teoretisk fysik

Supercomputing Frontiers and Innovations

24096008 (ISSN) 23138734 (eISSN)

Vol. 3 3 5-10


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