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Building the Bridge to Exascale
5 years ago

Building the Bridge to Exascale

By  •  5 years 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
5 years ago

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

By  •  5 years 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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Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC
5 years ago

Longtime User Requests Added to Next Version of OpenACC

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has helped lead many developments in parallel programming during the operation of its 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, the first of its magnitude to use …
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Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus
5 years ago

Mini Hackathon Offers Shorter Schedule, Introductory Focus

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

In November, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) hosted its first 3-day mini GPU Hackathon, an extension of the center’s annual 5-day GPU Hackathon, which began in 2014. The …
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OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award
5 years ago

OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and General Electric, an industry user of the OLCF’s 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, have been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC Application in the Energy Industry.
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Delving into the Dark Sky
5 years ago

Delving into the Dark Sky

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

When Mike Warren was a graduate student 20 years ago, computational astrophysicists were conducting simulations of the universe’s structure with a million particles representing large masses of matter like galaxy …
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Tiny Titan Is Now Accepting Visitors
6 years ago

Tiny Titan Is Now Accepting Visitors

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Tiny Titan, the portable parallel computer designed for students and the general public by staff at the OLCF, is the subject of a new exhibit at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies
7 years ago

Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at UTRC are studying liquid atomization, or the breakup of liquid jets, to increase the efficiency of this process and thereby increase aircraft engine performance.
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Researchers Call on Titan to Help Solve the Shaky Future of Rare Earth Magnets
7 years ago

Researchers Call on Titan to Help Solve the Shaky Future of Rare Earth Magnets

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Bruce Harmon of Ames National Laboratory’s Division of Materials Science and Engineering is a project leader using Titan to create computational methods for exploring material structure and composition in non–rare earth permanent magnets.
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Spiraling Back in Time
7 years ago

Spiraling Back in Time

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from the Netherlands and Japan, including Simon Portegies Zwart, are using supercomputers to simulate the Milky Way galaxy’s evolution.
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Iron-based Superconductor Simulations Spin Out New Possibilities on Titan
7 years ago

Iron-based Superconductor Simulations Spin Out New Possibilities on Titan

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

In a Nature Physics paper published in October, Zhiping Yin, Kristjan Haule, and Gabriel Kotliar of Rutgers University compute the dynamic spin structure factors of 15 iron-based materials, including several high-temperature superconductors, in unprecedented detail.
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Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling
7 years ago

Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A team of computational and climate scientists are scaling the CESM model to run on DOE petascale computers, including Titan, the 27-petaflop Cray XK7 system managed by the OLCF at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Westinghouse–CASL team wins major computing award for reactor core simulations on Titan

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

A team representing Westinghouse Electric Company and the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light-Water Reactors (CASL), a Department of Energy (DOE) Innovation Hub led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has received an International Data Corporation HPC Innovation Excellence Award for applied simulation on Titan.
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