The physical world is governed by laws describing how matter and energy interact at scales ranging from the smallest particles to the entire universe. Physicists are using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s enormous computing power to reveal the nature of matter at its most elusive—from the behavior of the quarks, electrons, and other fundamental particles that make up atoms and everything we know, to the workings of the molecules made up of those atoms.

Current Active Physics Projects

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Dynamics and Decoherence of Excited States in 2D Systems for Quantum

Current PI: Mauro Del Ben, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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High Precision Hadronic Vacuum Polarization Contribution to the Muon Anomalous Magnetic Moment Using Highly Improved Staggered Quarks

Current PI: Steven Gottlieb, Indiana University
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Cosmological Hydro Simulations to Explore the High and Low-Redshift Universe

Current PI: Zarija Lukic, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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HEPCloud-FNAL

Current PI: Dirk Hufnagel, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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Simulating Neutron Star Binary Merger Remnant Disks and Tilted Thin Disk

Current PI: Alexander Tchekhovskoy, Northwestern University
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benchMBPT

Current PI: Marco Govoni, Argonne National Laboratory
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First-Principles Modeling of the Multi-wavelength Emission from Pulsars

Current PI: Yuran Chen, Washington University in St. Louis
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Next-Generation Modeling for the EHT

Current PI: Charles Gammie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Decoding the IGM with Exascale Cholla Simulations

Current PI: Brant Robertson, University of California - Santa Cruz
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Insights on proton structure from lattice QCD: GPDs beyond leading twist

Current PI: Martha Constantinou, Temple University
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Nuclear femtography: parton distribution functions for the Electron-Ion Collider

Current PI: Phiala Shanahan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Hadronic Contributions To The Muon g-2 From Lattice QCD Using Chiral Fermions

Current PI: Thomas Blum, University of Connecticut
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Search for the QCD critical point

Current PI: Swagato Mukherjee, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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Precision calculations of matrix elements for Novel CP Violation Experiments

Current PI: Rajan Gupta, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Advances in Quark and Lepton Flavor Physics with Lattice QCD

Current PI: Andreas Kronfeld, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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Precision Lattice QCD for Flavor Physics

Current PI: Carleton DeTar, University of Utah
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PLASM-IN-SILICO: HPC Modeling of High-Intensity Laser-Solid Interaction

Current PI: Jean-Luc Vay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Long Term 3D Simulations of Core-Collapse Supernovae

Current PI: William Hix, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 390,000

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Nuclear Matter Dynamics in Real Time and the Heaviest Elements in Nature

Current PI: Aurel Bulgac, University of Washington
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 390,000

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High-fidelity Gyrokinetic Simulation of Tokamak and ITER Edge Physics

Current PI: Choong-Seock Chang, Princeton University, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 790,000

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Ab-initio Nuclear Structure and Nuclear Reactions

Current PI: Gaute Hagen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 590,000

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Approaching Exascale Models of Astrophysical Explosions

Current PI: Michael Zingale, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 5,000

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Computational Studies of Correlated Quantum Materials

Current PI: Thomas Maier, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Allocation Source: DOE INCITE PROGRAM
Allocation Hours: 5,000