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Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar

An Autonomous Research Institute of Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India

  Computer Center

The computer facilities at Institute of Physics broadly include that for numerical and algebraic computation, graphic applications,email, internet and automation of library and administration.

There are about two hundred PC's installed in the computer centre, library, laboratories, offices of faculties, scholars and administration which are connected by Local Area Network. User's data is stored in a fileserver with total storage capacity of 8 TB. Programs which require extensive numerical work are run in HPC's. Parallel processing compilers have been loaded in these machines to speed up computation.

Several softwares, such as Mathematica, Matlab, Maple are available for algebric computation. For graphical analysis, Gnuplot, xmgrace are being used and Latex is used for documentation. General scientific library softwares like SCILAB, CERNLIB are available. The administrative works, such as accounting, personnel management, stores have been computerised . Printers are provided in every faculty and administrative office. Several laser printers with network printing facility are available for general use. Internet access is available in academic and administrative offices , laboratories , library , hostel , guest house and in limited number of quarters.Institute of Physics is a node in National Knowledge Network. In addition, Institute of Physics is a node under ANUNET and is directly linked to other ANUNET nodes by VSAT link. The computer centre is open 24 hours a day.