Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2008

Publication Title

Computer Physics Communication

Abstract

We describe a new, parallel programming version of the scalar field simulation program LATTICEEASY. The new C++ program, CLUSTEREASY, can simulate arbitrary scalar field models on distributed-memory clusters. The speed and memory requirements scale well with the number of processors. As with the serial version of LATTICEEASY, CLUSTEREASY can run simulations in one, two, or three dimensions, with or without expansion of the universe, with customizable parameters and output. The program and its full documentation are available on the LATTICEEASY website at http://www.science.smith.edu/departments/Physics/fstaff/gfelder/latticeeasy/. In this paper we provide a brief overview of what CLUSTEREASY does and the ways in which it does and doesn’t differ from the serial version of LATTICEEASY.

Keywords

Inflation, Reheating, Lattice simulations, Classical field theory, Parallel programming

Volume

179

Issue

8

First Page

604

Last Page

606

DOI

doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2008.06.002

ISSN

0010-4655

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Physics Commons

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