Supernova simulations with the radiation hydrodynamics code PROMETHEUS/VERTEX

B. Müller, A. Marek, K. Benkert, K. Kifonidis, H. Th Janka

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We give an overview of the problems and the current status of our two-dimensional (core collapse) supernova modelling, and discuss the system of equations and the algorithm for its solution that are employed in our code. In particular we report our recent progress, and focus on the ongoing calculations that are performed on the NEC SX-8 at the HLRS Stuttgart. We also discuss recent optimizations carried out within the framework of the Teraflop Workbench, and comment on the parallel performance of the code, stressing the importance of developing a MPI version of the employed hydrodynamics module.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Performance Computing on Vector Systems 2007
Subtitle of host publication2007 7th Teraflop Workshop; Sendai; Japan; 21 November 2007 through 22 November 2007
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event2007 7th Teraflop Workshop - Sendai, Japan
Duration: 21 Nov 200722 Nov 2007


Conference2007 7th Teraflop Workshop

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