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The PSC project

 Features of the PSC

  • The PSC is a massively parallel simulation framework.
  • Presently we use it for plasma simulations.
  • It can be extended to a vast variety of numerical methods.
  • The PSC is written in C.
  • It comes with a powerful build system making use of the autotools.
  • It has a powerful parallel I/O facility under HDF5.
  • It has been successfully tested on a variety of super-computers.
  • It is extremely performant.
  • It has a high degree of adaptivity.