On Development of an Open Platform for High Performance Computing Services: Design of TCAD Meta-Data Schema and Its Application to Computational Nanoelectronics

  • Du Seok Jin
  • Jung-lok Yu
  • Jun-hyung Lee
  • Jongsuk Ruth Lee
  • Kumwon Cho
  • Hoon Ryu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 235)


Modeling researches via simulations with aid of high performance computing services (HCPS) have been intensively performed to solve various applied science and engineering problems. As a result, there has been a huge increase of the needs for HPCS platforms, which can make simulation-based research easier to be accessed by students and researchers. A HPCS platform can be composed by components such as preprocessors, technology computer-aided-design softwares (TCAD SWs), visualization tools, computing resource managers, and job schedulers. As no standardized schema to interoperate these components in HPCS platforms have been proposed so far, most of current HPCS platforms provide functionalities to support particular TCAD SWs in particular scientific areas. Here, we discuss the XML-based design of the meta-data schema that can flexibly handle various TCAD SWs in various areas, and demonstrate one example of its successful applications to science gateways, focusing on the field of computational nanoelectronics.


HPCS platform Meta-data schema Nanoelectronics Computational science TCAD software Science gateway Parallel computing 



This work is supported by the EDucation-research Integration through Simulation On the Net (EDISON) project funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Korea (contract #.: N-12-NM-IR21).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Du Seok Jin
    • 1
  • Jung-lok Yu
    • 1
  • Jun-hyung Lee
    • 1
  • Jongsuk Ruth Lee
    • 1
  • Kumwon Cho
    • 1
  • Hoon Ryu
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute for Supercomputing and Networking (NISN)Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)DaejeonRepublic of Korea

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