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Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier
2 years ago

Titan Probes Depths of Biofuel’s Biggest Barrier

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To better understand lignin, a problematic molecule for next-generation biofuel production, a team from ORNL created one of the largest biomolecular simulations to date—a 23.7-million atom system representing pretreated biomass in the presence of enzymes.
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Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’
2 years ago

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’

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A University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory research team is using Titan to gain a better understanding of why experimental biofuel pretreatments work—a measure that helps guide research into cost-effective cellulosic ethanol.
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Titan Targets Tumors
2 years ago

Titan Targets Tumors

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Researchers at the German research laboratory Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf are using Titan to understand and control new methods for particle acceleration that could have big impacts on laser-driven tumor removal.
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ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success
2 years ago

ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success

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As 2016 begins, the ACCEL program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory continues to grow and deliver successful results.
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Fighting Fire with FireFOAM
2 years ago

Fighting Fire with FireFOAM

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Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.
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Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios
2 years ago

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

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Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.
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INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects
2 years ago

INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions.
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Titan Takes on the Big One
2 years ago

Titan Takes on the Big One

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.
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Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs
2 years ago

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell Breakthroughs

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A team of researchers from Brown University and ETH Zurich the Universita da Svizzera Italiana and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche is using America’s largest, most powerful supercomputer to help understand and fight diseases affecting some of the body’s smallest building blocks.
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Nanoelectronics Researchers Employ Titan for an Electrifying Simulation Speedup
2 years ago

Nanoelectronics Researchers Employ Titan for an Electrifying Simulation Speedup

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A team, led by ETH Zurich’s Mathieu Luisier is using Titan to simulate and better understand nanoscale components such as transistors or battery electrodes.
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Titan Helps Unpuzzle Decades-Old Plutonium Perplexities
2 years ago

Titan Helps Unpuzzle Decades-Old Plutonium Perplexities

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A team of condensed matter theorists at Rutgers University used nearly 10 million Titan core hours to calculate the electronic and magnetic structure of plutonium using a combination of density functional theory calculations and the leading-edge dynamical mean field theory technique.
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Researchers Mine Information from Next-Generation Subsurface Flow Simulations
2 years ago

Researchers Mine Information from Next-Generation Subsurface Flow Simulations

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Team’s improved models could benefit carbon sequestration, contaminant transport, and oil recovery research
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