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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Layered Perovskite Power
1 week ago

Layered Perovskite Power

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the Summit supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have confirmed and explained the results …
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Summit, neutrons crack code to uranium compound’s signature vibes
2 weeks ago

Summit, neutrons crack code to uranium compound’s signature vibes

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to map the molecular vibrations of an important but little-studied uranium compound produced during the nuclear fuel cycle for results …
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Register for Lustre User Group Virtual Conference 2022
2 weeks ago

Register for Lustre User Group Virtual Conference 2022

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Science

Registration is open for the 2022 Lustre User Group (LUG22) conference, “the high-performance computing industry’s primary venue for discussion on the open-source Lustre file system and other technologies.” The annual …
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OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role
3 weeks ago

OLCF’s Ashley Barker Takes on New Role

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  People

Ashley Barker, Operations Section head for the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), is taking on a new role in the procurement and deployment of the next supercomputer system at …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2023
3 weeks ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2023

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough
4 weeks ago

New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

Supercomputers help researchers study the causes and effects—usually in that order—of complex phenomena. However, scientists occasionally need to deduce the origins of scientific phenomena based on observable results. These so-called …
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Where Worlds Collide
1 month ago

Where Worlds Collide

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory physicists Christian Bauer, Marat Freytsis, and Benjamin Nachman have leveraged an IBM Q quantum computer through the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Quantum …
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Pioneering Frontier: Optimizing Materials Models
1 month ago

Pioneering Frontier: Optimizing Materials Models

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, People, Science

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system was delivered …
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Pioneering Frontier: Stepping Up CANDLE
2 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Stepping Up CANDLE

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People, Science

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system was delivered …
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Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines
2 months ago

Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Gas-fired turbines keep electric generators humming around the world, from power plants and factories to hospitals and universities. But the combustion process that fuels these engines comes with a billion-dollar-a-year …
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Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science
2 months ago

Forging Ahead with Frontier: Ready to Crush Science

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Computational users at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) are running scientific codes on Frontier’s architecture in the form of a powerful test system at the OLCF called Crusher.


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International Volunteer Team of Researchers Launch Groundbreaking Workflows Community Platform
2 months ago

International Volunteer Team of Researchers Launch Groundbreaking Workflows Community Platform

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, People, Technology

A volunteer team of researchers led by Rafael Ferreira da Silva of the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Kyle Chard of the University of Chicago …
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From Summit to the Stars
2 months ago

From Summit to the Stars

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2021 hackathon with teams from around the globe working on projects that spanned the cosmos.

Ten teams with a total of …
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COVID-19 in the Classroom: Simulating the Spread
3 months ago

COVID-19 in the Classroom: Simulating the Spread

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A team led by Rao Kotamarthi at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) is using supercomputers at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to study how …
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Super Simulations for Superconducting
3 months ago

Super Simulations for Superconducting

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A study led by researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) used the nation’s fastest supercomputer to close in on the answer to a …
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Demystifying the World of High-Performance Computing
3 months ago

Demystifying the World of High-Performance Computing

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

A series of hands-on training seminars offered through the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science user facility located at Oak Ridge National …
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