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Titan Helps Unpuzzle Decades-Old Plutonium Perplexities
3 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
3 years ago

Researchers Mine Information from Next-Generation Subsurface Flow Simulations

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

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Researchers from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts have use Titan to refine their highly lauded weather prediction model in hopes of further understanding their future computational needs for more localized weather forecasts.
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Code Speedup Strengthens Researchers’ Grasp of Neutrons
3 years ago

Code Speedup Strengthens Researchers’ Grasp of Neutrons

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A team led by James Vary of Iowa State University leveraged Titan to simulate clusters of neutrons called “neutron drops” to understand their properties better.
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Researchers Build Bacteria’s Photosynthetic Engine
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Researchers Build Bacteria’s Photosynthetic Engine

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A team led by Klaus Schulten of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign used Titan to achieve a milestone in the field of biomolecular simulation, modeling a complete photosynthetic organelle of the bacteria Rhodobacter sphaeroides in atomic detail.
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OLCF Postdoc Collaborates with Researchers to Simulate Magnesium Carbonate
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OLCF Postdoc Collaborates with Researchers to Simulate Magnesium Carbonate

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Multi-organization project uses tree growth algorithm to simulate metal oxide cluster behavior 

Postdoctoral researcher Mingyang Chen earned his doctoral degree at the University of Alabama, working closely with …
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22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC
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22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC

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The OLCF has awarded more than 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects through DOE’s 2015-16 ALCC program.
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Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel
3 years ago

Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel

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Turning trees, grass, and other biomass into fuel for automobiles and airplanes is a costly and complex process. A team of biofuel researchers from ORNL are working to change that.
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The Ins and Outs of QCD
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The Ins and Outs of QCD

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Robert Edwards, a researcher and senior staff member at JLab is the principal investigator for a group researching particle physics at the OLCF. The team’s ALCC project focused on running quarks through the gluon field and analyzing how their position in space–time is affected by the different configurations.
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Mastering Magnetic Reconnection
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Mastering Magnetic Reconnection

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For 5 years a team led by William Daughton of Los Alamos National Laboratory has been simulating magnetic reconnection in space using the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer and its predecessor, the Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer. The team’s simulations support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission.
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The Protein Problem
3 years ago

The Protein Problem

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Jeremy Smith, an ORNL/University of Tennessee Governor’s Chair, uses both Titan and SNS to understand the overall function and structure of proteins.
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OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum
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OLCF Names CAAR Projects at IDC HPC User Forum

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OLCF’s Tjerk Straatsma, recently announced the 13 projects selected for OLCF’s Center for Accelerated Application Readiness (CAAR) Program during the International Data Corporation’s (IDC’s) High-Performance Computing (HPC) User Forum in Norfolk, Virginia lat month.
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