SNCF hosts a PC cluster with 64 nodes, each with 2 quad core processors, for a total of 512 CPUs. 24 nodes are connected with high speed InfiniBand interconnects, and all of them are on a Gigabit network. The IB node has a memory of 2 GB/core, for a total memory of 16 GB/node, and the other nodes have 1 GB/core, for a total of 8 GB/node.
A wide range of simulation tools are installed for atomistic simulations. More software packages aimed at bridging the time and length scales are continuously added.
We provide a wide range of expertise in renewable energy, nanoelectronics, and high performance computing.
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