Tera (meaning "trillion") floating-point operations per second. A measure of computing performance.
 K computer
The K computer, which was jointly developed by RIKEN and Fujitsu, is part of the High-Performance Computing Infrastructure (HPCI) initiative led by MEXT. It is a 10 petaflop-class supercomputer, and its availability for shared use began in September 2012.
 SACLA X-ray free-electron laser
Japan's first XFEL facility constructed by RIKEN. As one of the five national technologies in the Basic Program for Science and Technology in Japan, the facility was constructed and developed in a five-year project starting from fiscal 2006. It was completed in March 2011 and named SACLA after the initial letters of SPring-8 Angstrom Compact Free Electron LAser. The first successful generation of an X-ray laser was achieved in June 2011. Operation for users started in March 2012. Since then, SACLA has been used in various experiments. Although the facility is smaller than those in other countries, SACLA can produce lasers with the world's shortest wavelength of 0.06 nm.
Fujitsu Exabyte File System. A high-speed distributed file system that can be shared over as many as 100,000 nodes.
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Date: 26 March, 2014
Company: Fujitsu Limited