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Materials Modeling Shows Big Future for Boron Nitride Nanoribbons

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

ORNL researchers are using Jaguar to simulate new desirable properties of graphene substrate.
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When a Magnet Isn’t a Magnet

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

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.
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Researchers Show How Proteins Help DNA Replicate Past a Damaged Site

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Computation and experiment reveal how protein switching provides right tool for the job
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Igniting Innovation and Inspiration

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Office of Science awards almost 1.7 billion supercomputing hours via the INCITE program. Researchers in the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science are dedicated to passing on those gifts, especially through the Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.
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Computation Proves Predictive Capabilities of Nuclei through Fluorine-14 Simulation

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Scientists use Oak Ridge and Argonne supercomputers to gain insight into nuclear behavior

As part of its quest to understand fluorine-14, a team led by Iowa State University physicist James …
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The Problem with Cellulosic Ethanol

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Simulation provides a close-up look at the molecule that complicates next-generation biofuels

Lignin is very handy in many ways. In your diet it provides much of the fiber that keeps …
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Simulating Turbulent Combustion Speeds Design of Power and Propulsion Devices

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Supercomputers help optimize engines, turbines, and other technologies for clean energy

Air and fuel mix violently during turbulent combustion. The ferocious mixing needed to ignite fuel and sustain its …
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Boeing Uses Jaguar to Validate Aircraft Modeling Applications
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Boeing Uses Jaguar to Validate Aircraft Modeling Applications

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

For years, academia has looked to simulation to solve some of science’s most complex problems. Recently, industry has taken notice—America’s most powerful machines are now helping its most powerful companies. Take Jaguar and Boeing, for example.
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Supercomputers and Airplanes Help Model Hurricane Structure and Intensity

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A research team led by Jon Reisner of Los Alamos National Laboratory is employing the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Jaguar supercomputer to use data from lightning detectors and even wind instruments mounted on planes flown into the eye of a hurricane to improve atmospheric models.
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Special Report Highlights Research at America’s Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

A special report highlights the accomplishments of researchers running large, complex, and often unprecedented simulations on Department of Energy Office of Science supercomputers.
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Breakthrough Fusion Simulations Shed Light on Plasma Confinement

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Using Jaguar, a research team led by William Tang of DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is developing a clearer picture of plasma confinement properties in an experimental device that will pave the way to future commercial fusion power plants.
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Supercomputers Aid in Understanding the Basic Building Blocks of Nature

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

A team of scientists has been awarded a total of 80 million processor hours at the OLCF and the ALCF for QCD research to help develop a unified theory of how the four fundamental forces of nature interact.
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