Using CarpetX: A Guide for Early Adopters

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 9am US central time

Slides are available as pdf, the recordings are available in webm and mp4 format, chat and voice transcripts are also available.


CarpetX, is the next generation mesh refinement driver for the Einstein Toolkit which is based on AMReX. This presentation provides an overview of the current capabilities of CarpetX and showcases how to write Cactus code using it.


CarpetX is available under LGPL.

Presenter: Erik Schnetter

Erik Schnetter

Erik Schnetter is Research Technologies Group Lead at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Canada and also adjunct professor at the Center for Computation & Technology at Louisiana State University. Erik's scientific interests lie in high performance computing and relativistic astrophysics. Erik is the lead architect for the Cactus Framework and the originator the Carpet infrastructure.