Articles in the Science Category

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:40 am ]

The startup of the first new US nuclear reactor in more than 20 years benefited from advanced simulation capabilities carried out on OLCF systems by the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors.

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:32 am ]

Multi-institution research team uses supercomputing to understand processes leading to increased drought resistance in food and fuel crops.

[ Mar 28 2017 - 11:29 am ]

Using advanced modeling and simulation, seismic data generated by earthquakes, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, a team led by Jeroen Tromp of Princeton University is creating a detailed 3-D picture of Earth’s interior.

[ Mar 28 2017 - 9:21 am ]

University of Virginia professor Leonid Zhigilei led a team that used the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to gain deeper insights into laser interactions with metal surfaces.

[ Feb 28 2017 - 10:40 am ]

A team led by Sandia’s Joseph Oefelein is studying fuel systems in diesel engines at ORNL to develop new predictive models for transportation systems.

[ Feb 2 2017 - 1:39 pm ]

Using the Titan supercomputer, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) collaborated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and other institutions to simulate—for the first time—atomic-level magnetic properties in regions of a real nanoparticle based on experimental data. The results have been published in Nature.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 4:04 pm ]

As part of her team’s research into matter’s tendency to self-organize, Sharon Glotzer of the University of Michigan ran a series of hard particle simulations to study melting in two-dimensional (2-D) systems.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:15 pm ]

A team led by the California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech’s) Thomas Miller used the OLCF’s Titan to identify potential electrolyte materials and predict which ones could enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries.

[ Jan 4 2017 - 9:49 am ]

In an effort to study the complex fluid dynamics and chemical reactions occurring inside a jet engine combustor, researchers from United Technologies Research Center have teamed up with experts at the OLCF to develop more comprehensive modeling methods.

[ Dec 7 2016 - 8:58 am ]

A research team led by Jefferson Lab’s Robert Edwards has been using computation to inform GlueX experiments at Jefferson Lab as well as corroborate experimental findings.