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Issue No.02 - March/April (2011 vol.13)
pp: 52-63
Ming Liu , Justus-Liebig-University Giessen Royal Institute of Technology
<p>A high-performance computation platform based on field-programmable gate arrays targets nuclear and particle physics experiment applications. The system can be constructed or scaled into a supercomputer-equivalent size for detector data processing by inserting compute nodes into advanced telecommunications computing architecture (ATCA) crates. Among the case study results are that one ATCA crate can provide a computation capability equivalent to hundreds of commodity PCs for Hades online particle track reconstruction and Cherenkov ring recognition.</p>
Reconfigurable computing, FPGA implementation, pattern recognition, nuclear and particle physics, scientific computing
Ming Liu, "A High-End Reconfigurable Computation Platform for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.13, no. 2, pp. 52-63, March/April 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.117
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