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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing
2 weeks ago

Award Finalists Demonstrate Improved QCD Code for Supercomputing

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance
2 weeks ago

Augmented Reality Technology Shows Promise for Summit Surveillance

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  People

Researchers are taking 3D holograms beyond science fiction theatrics with recent advances in augmented reality (AR) techniques.

During their summer internships at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge …
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OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives
2 weeks ago

OLCF Staff Participate in Merged Conferences for New Perspectives

By  •  2 weeks ago  •  People

Last month staff at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) attended a group of events colocated in Barcelona, Spain, at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) to advance the development …
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Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes
3 weeks ago

Gordon Bell Prize Finalist Code Adopts AI to Model Monster Earthquakes

By  •  3 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in November …
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Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test
4 weeks ago

Microscopy Images Put Deep Learning Code to the Test

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields
4 weeks ago

Surprise finding: Discovering a previously unknown role for a source of magnetic fields

By  •  4 weeks ago  •  Featured, Science

By John Greenwald, PPPL

Magnetic forces ripple throughout the universe, from the fields surrounding planets to the gasses filling galaxies, and can be launched by a phenomenon called the Biermann battery …
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Computing Genes to Support Living Clean
1 month ago

Computing Genes to Support Living Clean

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application
1 month ago

Research Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

This article is part of a series covering the finalists for the 2018 Gordon Bell Prize that used the Summit supercomputer. The prize winner will be announced at SC18 in …
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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
1 month ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

Every year, the OpenACC annual meeting brings together representatives from national laboratories, universities, and other research institutions to exchange information and expand the programming model’s uses in various science domains.


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Simple Summit
1 month ago

Simple Summit

By  •  1 month ago  •  People

Two high school seniors from L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville spent the summer of 2018 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) developing Simple Summit, …
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Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities
1 month ago

Mixed Precision: A Strategy for New Science Opportunities

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, People

Since the days of vector supercomputers, computational scientists have relied on high-precision arithmetic to accurately solve a wide range of problems, from modeling nuclear reactors to predicting supernova physics to …
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Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat
2 months ago

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Simulations performed on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) filled in a knowledge gap about high-temperature–capable alloys and inspired engineers to successfully develop …
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