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Posts By Katie Elyce Jones

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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
2 weeks ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’
2 weeks ago

New Discoveries Within ‘SIGHT’

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Technology

At the home of America’s most powerful supercomputer, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers often simulate millions or billions of dynamic atoms to study complex problems in science …
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Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries
2 weeks ago

Particle Interactions Calculated on Titan Support the Search for New Physics Discoveries

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Nuclear physicists are using the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to study particle interactions important to energy production in the Sun and …
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Ready for 25 More Years
3 months ago

Ready for 25 More Years

By  •  3 months ago  •  Events

On Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) celebrated 25 years of high-performance computing (HPC). ORNL hosted leaders from government, academia, and industry …
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OLCF Postdoc Fuses the Gap Between Experiment and Computation
4 months ago

OLCF Postdoc Fuses the Gap Between Experiment and Computation

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

Ada Sedova, a postdoctoral research associate at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), tries to spend quality time away from her computer screen—where she is …
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Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research
5 months ago

Sodium Shakedown in Dopamine Research

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

The chemical neurotransmitter dopamine is critical to sending and receiving signals in the nervous system linked to motor movements, learning, and habit formation, which is why many therapies for drug …
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Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting
7 months ago

Budiardja Receives Runner-Up Best Paper at Cray User Group Meeting

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

While researchers are busy answering big science questions on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) staff members are keeping the nation’s most powerful supercomputer, now …
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How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?
8 months ago

How Hot Is Too Hot in Fusion?

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

Fusion, the energy that powers the stars, might one day provide abundant energy here on Earth.

In a nuclear fusion reactor, the hot, charged gas known as plasma reaches out …
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Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research
9 months ago

Jansen Recognized for Development of Method That Enhances Physics Research

By  •  9 months ago  •  People

The study of the atomic nucleus is important to both the subatomic world of particle physics and hands-on research in the nuclear, chemical, and materials sciences. By simulating nuclei using …
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Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit
10 months ago

Chemistry Applications Get in Top Shape for Summit

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

Preparing for a new supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is a little like preparing for the Olympics. About every 2 to 4 years, computational scientists start …
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Building the Bridge to Exascale
10 months ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  10 months ago  •  People

Building an exascale computer—a machine that could solve complex science problems at least 50 times faster than today’s leading supercomputers—is a national effort.

To oversee the rapid research and development …
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Supercomputing, Experiment Combine for First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle
1 year ago

Supercomputing, Experiment Combine for First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Barely wider than a strand of human DNA, magnetic nanoparticles—such as those made from iron and platinum atoms—are promising materials for next-generation recording and storage devices like hard drives. …
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