Swiss Light Source Synchrotron (Paul Scherrer Institut) in Switzerland and OpenCAPI Technology Advances Macromolecular Crystallography Research



Huge data acquisition with real time processing now reality in Switzerland thanks to parallel FPGA’s using OpenCAPI links

To advance macromolecular crystallography research, PSI is migrating to the next generation macromolecular crystallography detector.  This demands 5X in data processing compared to prior generations of detectors which present data management systems cannot handle the load and becomes a bottleneck.  To meet this demand, PSI migrated to parallel FPGA’s using OpenCAPI links that ungate image data fed to the processors.


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CAPI SNAP Education (Part 1 and II)

13.1 Power CAPI + SNAP + FPGA – Part 1 (Bruno Mesnet)

13.2 Power CAPI + SNAP + FPGA – Part 2 (Bruno Mesnet)