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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments
2 months ago

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments

By  •  2 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Along with surgery and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most widely accepted forms of cancer therapy today. Current radiation beams for cancer treatments employ photons (light particles), positively …
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US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System
2 months ago

US Air Force and ORNL Partner in High Performance Computing and Weather Modeling System

By  •  2 months ago  •  Events

For the US military, accurate weather prediction is vital to both the planning and execution of worldwide missions. To extend its weather modeling capabilities, the US Air Force has joined …
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Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation
2 months ago

Introduce Your Daughter to AI Event Sees OLCF Participation

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Last month staff members at 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), facilitated a …
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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
2 months ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon
2 months ago

International Teams Optimize Codes at Australia’s First OLCF GPU Hackathon

By  •  2 months ago  •  People

Six teams from around the world recently convened in Australia for the country’s inaugural OLCF GPU hackathon, organized by the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Throughout the 5-day event, high-performance computing (HPC) …
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Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award
3 months ago

Buddy Bland Presented with Secretary’s Appreciation Award

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

 

Arthur “Buddy” Bland, program director of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the Secretary’s Appreciation Award for …
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OLCF Readies Users for Summit
3 months ago

OLCF Readies Users for Summit

By  •  3 months ago  •  People

Now that the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has launched its IBM AC922 Summit supercomputer, staff members in the OLCF’s User Assistance and Outreach (UAO) Group are planning robust …
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ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
3 months ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.  – The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, …
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer
3 months ago

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Attends ORNL Debut of Summit Supercomputer

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, People

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched the IBM AC922 Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer, on June 8. Guests present to celebrate …
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Summit by the Numbers
4 months ago

Summit by the Numbers

By  •  4 months ago  •  Technology

The US Department of Energy’s Summit supercomputer located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory enables scientists to simulate complex physical systems and make predictions critical to advancing research and development.

Summit’s …
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Introducing Summit
4 months ago

Introducing Summit

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured

The biggest problems in science require supercomputers of unprecedented capability. That’s why the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) launched Summit, a system 8 times more powerful …
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Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer
4 months ago

Genomics Code Exceeds Exaops on Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the exascale barrier, achieving a peak throughput of 1.88 exaops—faster than any previously reported science application—while analyzing genomic …
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