Articles Archive for Year 2011

[ Dec 21 2011 - 2:54 pm ]

ORNL researchers are using Jaguar to simulate new desirable properties of graphene substrate.

[ Dec 21 2011 - 2:49 pm ]

In this conversation with Douglas Scalapino, a research professor of physics at the University of California Santa Barbara, he describes his work with two of ORNLs premier user facilities, the SNS and OLCF.

[ Dec 21 2011 - 2:25 pm ]

The OLCF cleared some room for next-generation machines on Tuesday, December 13, and simultaneously helped a partner.

[ Dec 6 2011 - 5:04 pm ]

In this interview Rich Graham, group lead for the OLCF’s Application Performance Tools Group, discusses the challenges presented by new hybrid computer architectures such as Titan’s.

[ Dec 2 2011 - 11:17 am ]

ORNL was once again a major player at high-performance computing’s (HPC’s) premier conference, SC11, which took place in Seattle, WA from November 12-18.

[ Dec 2 2011 - 11:10 am ]

Jack Wells speaks at GE Technology Summit about government–industry collaborations
Jack Wells, director of science for the National Center for Computational …

[ Dec 2 2011 - 10:53 am ]

Using an application that took the 2009 Gordon Bell Prize as the world’s most advanced scientific computing application, a team led by ORNL’s Markus Eisenbach has been simulating the magnetic properties of promising materials, focusing in particular on the magnetocaloric effect. Its work is detailed in three recent papers in the Journal of Applied Physics.

[ Dec 1 2011 - 6:03 pm ]

The future looks bright for the Lustre parallel file system. In August, OpenSFS and software developer Whamcloud agreed on key improvements to the open-source software system, resulting in a $2.1 million, multi-year contract.

[ Nov 14 2011 - 11:23 am ]

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a contract to Cray Inc. to increase the Jaguar supercomputer’s …

[ Nov 14 2011 - 11:14 am ]

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Myricom, and Juniper Networks are demonstrating “wide-area” 100 Gigabit Ethernet (100 GbE) between the ORNL and Juniper Networks booths at SC11, the premier international conference on high performance computing. ORNL operates the DOE Office of Science-supported Jaguar supercomputer, America’s fastest open-research system.