The Sentaurus Technology Computer-Aided Design (TCAD) tools are installed in the Niagara software stack.
Getting a license
Once you have an account, you must contact CMC and tell them you want to use the Synopsis Sentaurus tools on Niagara, and give them your SciNet username.
Running using the Niagara installation
Commercial modules can only be accessed using the 'module use' command.
module use /scinet/niagara/software/commercial/modules module load synopsys/sentaurus/2017.09-SP2
Example submission script for a job running on 1 node, with max walltime of 11 hours:
#!/bin/bash #SBATCH --nodes=1 #SBATCH --ntasks-per-node=40 #SBATCH --time=11:00:00 #SBATCH --job-name test module use /scinet/niagara/software/commercial/modules module load synopsys/sentaurus/2017.09-SP2 # DIRECTORY TO RUN - $SLURM_SUBMIT_DIR is directory job was submitted from cd $SLURM_SUBMIT_DIR sdevice myinputfile.cmd
Note that this file is only using a single core. You must use all 40 cores which you are given by the scheduler. If you are running serial jobs please visit the serial jobs page for more information.