# Development and performance analysis of a UPC Particle-in-Cell code

@inproceedings{Markidis2010DevelopmentAP, title={Development and performance analysis of a UPC Particle-in-Cell code}, author={Stefano Markidis and Giovanni Lapenta}, booktitle={PGAS '10}, year={2010} }

The development and the implementation of a Particle-in-Cell code written in the Unified Parallel C (UPC) language for plasma simulations with application to astrophysics and fusion nuclear energy machines are presented. A simple one dimensional electrostatic Particle-in-Cell code has been developed first to investigate the implementation details in the UPC language, and second to study the UPC performance on parallel computers. The initial simulations of plasmas with the UPC Particle-in-Cell…

## 8 Citations

Intel Labs Europe Implementation of a 2 D Electrostatic Particle in Cell algorithm in UniÞed Parallel C with dynamic load-balancing

- Computer Science
- 2011

This paper reports on the first implementation of a 2D electrostatic PIC code in Unified Parallel C which also includes load balancing capabilities.

Implementation of a 2 D Electrostatic Particle in Cell algorithm in Uni ed Parallel C with dynamic load-balancing

- Computer Science
- 2011

This paper reports on the first implementation of a 2D electrostatic PIC code in Uni ed Parallel C which also includes load balancing capabilities.

Implementation of a 2D electrostatic particle in cell algorithm in Unified Parallel C with dynamic load-balancing

- Computer Science, Physics
- 2011

Performance Evaluation of a Two-Dimensional Lattice Boltzmann Solver Using CUDA and PGAS UPC Based Parallelisation

- Computer ScienceACM Trans. Math. Softw.
- 2017

This paper provides a detailed comparison between the CUDA and UPC parallelisation through the parallelisation of a two-dimensional lattice Boltzmann method based fluid flow solver and concludes that the investigated UPC compilers could not efficiently treat the shared memory space.

Parallel simulation of Brownian dynamics on shared memory systems with OpenMP and Unified Parallel C

- Computer ScienceThe Journal of Supercomputing
- 2012

The design and implementation of a parallel simulation of Brownian dynamics with hydrodynamic interactions for shared memory systems using two approaches: (1) OpenMP directives and (2) the Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) paradigm with the Unified Parallel C (UPC) language are presented.

The EPiGRAM Project: Preparing Parallel Programming Models for Exascale

- Computer ScienceISC Workshops
- 2016

The interoperability of message-passing and PGAS is enhanced by integrating them in one PGAS-based MPI implementation, called EMPI4Re, implementing MPI endpoints and improving GASPI interoperability with MPI.

Design and Implementation of a Parallel Research Kernel for Assessing Dynamic Load-Balancing Capabilities

- Computer Science2016 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS)
- 2016

A new PRK that requires dynamic load balancing, and provides knobs for controlling workload behavior is presented, inspired by Particle-In-Cell applications and captures one of the computational patterns in such codes.

Particle-in-cell plasma simulation on heterogeneous cluster systems

- Computer ScienceJ. Comput. Sci.
- 2012

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