Full reactor core calculation performance validation of SuperMC based on Hoogenboombenchmark

Background: A full core Hoogenboom benchmark reactor model was proposed by Hoogenboom and Martin to monitor the increase in performance of Monte Carlo calculations of a full-size power reactor core over the coming years, Purpose: The correctness and computing performance of SuperMC (Super Monte Carlo Simulation Program for Nuclear and Radiation Process) was tested. Methods: The keff and power distribution were calculated and compared with MCNP (Monte Carlo N Particle Transport Code), and parallel efficiency was analyzed. Results: The SuperMC calculation results agreed well with those of MCNP, with the parallel efficiency reaching up to 98.7% by using 640 processors. Conclusion: Testing results validated the accuracy and efficiency of SuperMC in full reactor core calculation.