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Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles
3 years ago

Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to try to get closer to producing sustainable fusion for electricity.
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INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities
3 years ago

INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing Facilities

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The INCITE program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains.
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OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer
3 years ago

OLCF Selects Application Readiness Projects to Prepare for Next-generation Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness program.
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Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies
3 years ago

Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at UTRC are studying liquid atomization, or the breakup of liquid jets, to increase the efficiency of this process and thereby increase aircraft engine performance.
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Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines
3 years ago

Researchers Dig Up Biological Data from Microbes in Mines

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A group of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory explored the biological functions of microbial communities with high-performance computing.
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Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors
3 years ago

Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors

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A group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory wanted to better understand the complex interactions that enable superconductivity and needed one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to help them.
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Researchers Call on Titan to Help Solve the Shaky Future of Rare Earth Magnets
3 years ago

Researchers Call on Titan to Help Solve the Shaky Future of Rare Earth Magnets

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Bruce Harmon of Ames National Laboratory’s Division of Materials Science and Engineering is a project leader using Titan to create computational methods for exploring material structure and composition in non–rare earth permanent magnets.
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Spiraling Back in Time
3 years ago

Spiraling Back in Time

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A team of researchers from the Netherlands and Japan, including Simon Portegies Zwart, are using supercomputers to simulate the Milky Way galaxy’s evolution.
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Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup
3 years ago

Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup

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In 2013, researchers at consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble and Temple University began using the Titan supercomputer to better understand the three-dimensional structure of skin’s outermost barrier, the stratum corneum.
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Oak Ridge to Acquire Next Generation Supercomputer

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to ORNL. The OLCF’s new hybrid CPU/GPU computing system, Summit, will be delivered in 2018.
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Investigating the Earth’s Inner Workings
3 years ago

Investigating the Earth’s Inner Workings

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Princeton’s Jeroen Tromp is part of a team using Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer, to reveal the Earth’s inner workings via adjoint tomography simulations, or monitoring the interaction of a forward wavefield, in which the waves travel from the source to the receivers, and an “adjoint” wavefield in which the waves travel inversely from the receivers to the source.
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The Complexities of Combustion
3 years ago

The Complexities of Combustion

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Jackie Chen, of Sandia National Laboratories, uses the OLCF’s Titan supercomputer to study the combustion of a wide variety of fuels.
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