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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Firing up Quantum Fidelity
2 weeks ago

Firing up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step toward more accurate, reliable quantum networks and supercomputers.

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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
3 weeks ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids
1 month ago

A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids

By  •  1 month ago  •  Technology

With support from the Quantum Computer User Program (QCUP) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers from Cornell University have developed a new quantum computer–based artificial intelligence (AI) …
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Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials
11 months ago

Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials

By  •  11 months ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team became the first to generate accurate results from materials science simulations on a quantum computer that can be verified with neutron scattering experiments and other practical techniques.


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OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems
12 months ago

OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems

By  •  12 months ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) established a quantum annealing benchmark for optimization problems with the help of a quantum computer. …
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Developing a Quantum Community
2 years ago

Developing a Quantum Community

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events, Science

In April, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held its …
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Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems
2 years ago

Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

To prove quantum supremacy, a joint research team from Google Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), needed to rule out that …
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Another First for Quantum
4 years ago

Another First for Quantum

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The beginnings of quantum computing bring about many firsts. In 2010 a team led by B. P. Lanyon simulated a hydrogen molecule, H2, on a quantum system for the first …
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22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC
7 years ago

22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has awarded more than 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects through DOE’s 2015-16 ALCC program.
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