Research Article

A Pipelined and Parallel Architecture for Quantum Monte Carlo Simulations on FPGAs

Table 1

Total execution time versus compute time for 1 iteration.

ComponentsTime (in s) or %

Potential energy calculation0.7615
Wave function calculation2.739
Compute time for 1 iteration3.500
Total time for 1 iteration3.715
% of total time spent on compute94%