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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
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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
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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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Using the Forest to See the Trees
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Using the Forest to See the Trees

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Researchers are working to integrate observation and modeling to create a better picture of Earth’s climate as a whole. One researcher committed to this goal is Dali Wang of DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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Demystifying Quantum Dot Conundrums
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Demystifying Quantum Dot Conundrums

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Whereas laboratory experiments and various imaging methods could offer only hypotheses, for the first time OLCF”s Titan gave researchers precise predictions about nanocrystal surface development.
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Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles
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Fusion Researchers Use Titan to Burst Helium Bubbles

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

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

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The OLCF has selected the next set of partnership projects into its Center for Accelerated Application Readiness program.
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