High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering ’06

Transactions of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) 2006

  • Wolfgang E. Nagel
  • Willi Jäger
  • Michael Resch
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-36183-1

Table of contents (39 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Gravitational Wave Signals from Simulations of Black Hole Dynamics
      Bernd Brügmann, Jose Gonzalez, Mark Hannam, Sascha Husa, Pedro Marronetti, Ulrich Sperhake et al.
      Pages 3-17
    3. The SuperN-Project: Understanding Core Collapse Supernovae
      A. Marek, K. Kifonidis, H. -Th. Janka, B. Müller
      Pages 19-33
    4. MHD Code Optimizations and Jets in Dense Gaseous Halos
      Volker Gaibler, Matthias Vigelius, Martin Krause, Max Camenzind
      Pages 35-48
    5. Anomalous Water Optical Absorption: Large-Scale First-Principles Simulations
      W. G. Schmidt, S. Blankenburg, S. Wippermann, A. Hermann, P. H. Hahn, M. Preuss et al.
      Pages 49-58
    6. Object-Oriented SPH-Simulations with Surface Tension
      S. Ganzenmüller, A. Nagel, S. Holtwick, W. Rosenstiel, H. Ruder
      Pages 69-82
    7. Simulations of Particle Suspensions at the Institute for Computational Physics
      Jens Harting, Martin Hecht, Hans Herrmann
      Pages 83-92
  3. Solid State Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-95
    2. Nano-Systems in External Fields and Reduced Geometry: Numerical Investigations
      P. Henseler, C. Schieback, K. Franzrahe, F. Bürzle, M. Dreher, J. Neder et al.
      Pages 97-112
    3. Atomistic Simulations of Dislocation — Crack Interaction
      Erik Bitzek, Peter Gumbsch
      Pages 127-135
    4. Monte Carlo Simulations of Strongly Correlated and Frustrated Quantum Systems
      C. Lavalle, S. R. Manmana, S. Wessel, A. Muramatsu
      Pages 137-151
  4. Chemistry

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-154
    2. Characterization of Catalyst Surfaces by STM Image Calculations
      Roman Kovacik, Bernd Meyer, Dominik Marx
      Pages 155-170
    3. Theoretical Investigation of the Self-Diffusion on Au(100)
      K. Pötting, T. Jacob, W. Schmickler
      Pages 171-185
  5. Computational Fluid Dynamics

About these proceedings


The last two years have been great for high performance computing in Baden- W¨ urttemberg and beyond. In July 2005, the new building for HLRS as well as Stuttgart’s new NEC supercomputer – which is still leading edge in G- many – have been inaugurated. In these days, the SSC Karlsruhe is ?nalizing the installation of a very large high performance system complex from HP, built from hundreds of Intel Itanium processors and more than three th- sand AMD Opteron cores. Additionally, the fast network connection – with a bandwidth of 40Gbit/s and thus one of the ?rst installations of this kind in Germany – brings the machine rooms of HLRS and SSC Karlsruhe very close together. With the investment of more than 60 Million Euro, we – as the users of such a valuable infrastructure – are not only thankful to science managers and politicians, but also to the people running these components as part of their daily business, on a 24-7 level. Sinceabout18months,therearelotsofactivitiesonallscienti?c,advisory, and political levels to decide if Germany will install an even larger European supercomputer, where the hardware costs alone will be around 200 Million Euro for a ?ve year period. There are many good reasons to invest in such a program because – beyond the infrastructure – such a scienti?c research tool will attract the best brains to tackle the problems related to the software and methodology challenges.


Computer Potential Supercomputer Usability calculus computational science and engineering computer science high performance computing modeling modelling optimization processor simulation vector supercomputers

Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang E. Nagel
    • 1
  • Willi Jäger
    • 2
  • Michael Resch
    • 3
  1. 1.Zentrum für Informationsdienste und Hochleistungsrechnen (ZIH)Technische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Wissenschaftliches Rechnen (IWR)Universität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart (HLRS)Universität StuttgartStuttgartGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-36165-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-36183-1