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Firing up Quantum Fidelity
2 weeks ago

Firing up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step toward more accurate, reliable quantum networks and supercomputers.

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Thinking outside the Black Box
2 weeks ago

Thinking outside the Black Box

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

A study led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists plumbs the depths of deep learning and could connect the digital synapses toward better, more reliable artificial-intelligence models.

The research team …
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OLCF’s Bing Xie Receives Early Career Award
2 months ago

OLCF’s Bing Xie Receives Early Career Award

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People

Bing Xie, a high-performance computing systems engineer for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, has received the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society’s Early Career Researchers Award for …
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Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Darwin on Fast Forward: ORNL Study on COVID-19 Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As the coronavirus pandemic entered its second year, a team of scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to streamline the …
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Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination
2 months ago

Waltzing the Virus: Study on COVID-19 Reproduction Earns Gordon Bell Special Prize Nomination

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

To find weapons to fight the coronavirus, scientists used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to peer inside the intricacies of how the virus reproduces itself.

“Think of it as like a …
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Unraveling the “Big Boom”
2 months ago

Unraveling the “Big Boom”

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer provide a more detailed look at how stars die and could help unlock new insights into the origins of Earth’s heavy …
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Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”
5 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Test-Driving with “User Zero”

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights
6 months ago

Titan Study Takes Jet Turbine Design to New Heights

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Simulations performed on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer could clear the runway for more efficient jet-engine turbines and help set a new benchmark for turbine design.

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Hands-On Supercomputing
6 months ago

Hands-On Supercomputing

By  •  6 months ago  •  People

On June 21–22, interns and other participants at Oak Ridge National Laboratory had the chance to run challenge problems on the nation’s fastest supercomputer at a summer hands-on training session …
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Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”
6 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Fine-Tuning “Serial No. 1”

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Unstoppable Science
6 months ago

Unstoppable Science

By  •  6 months ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), marked its 17th annual user meeting on …
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2021 User Meeting Set for June
8 months ago

2021 User Meeting Set for June

By  •  8 months ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will hold its 17th annual user meeting June …
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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
8 months ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A newly enhanced I/O subsystem will support the nation’s first exascale supercomputer and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy high-performance computing user facility.

The …
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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls
8 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021
8 months ago

Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021

By  •  8 months ago  •  Events

Experts from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and high-performance computing users from around the world will participate next week in the 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) annual conference.

Lustre, …
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