Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-02-15

Hardware

HPC Wales reports that the Laboratory for Matter Dynamics led by E.M. Campo has developed a promising approach to inform graphene fabrication. The laboratory is combining experimental and theoretical synchrotron spectroscopies towards optimized graphene electronic devices. The new generation of devices will enable faster, smaller, and flexible electronics whose range of applications spans from smart textiles to hand-held devices. Read further...

Industry news

Addison Snell and Michael Feldman discuss in a podcast on the TOP500 site the Gravitional Waves and what is the relation with HPC - a small Tflop/s cluster. They further discuss how Hewlett Packard takes SGI technology to market. Read further...

Focus on Europe

The PRACE CodeVault is an open repository containing various HPC code samples for the HPC community. The CodeVault is an open platform that supports self-education of learning HPC programming skills where HPC users can share example code snippets, proof-of-concept codes and more. Read further...
The European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) is seeking feedback on its Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) for the implementation of a research programme aiming at the development of European HPC technologies. You can provide feedback on the document from the HPC community (until the end of June 2016). Comments received will be used by the ETP4HPC to prepare the next full version of its SRA, planned for July 2017. Read further...