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OLCF News

News and Highlights from the OLCF

2021 User Meeting Set for June
4 months ago

2021 User Meeting Set for June

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy Office of Science user facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will hold its 17th annual user meeting June …
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OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System
4 months ago

OLCF Announces Storage Specifications for Frontier Exascale System

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

A newly enhanced I/O subsystem will support the nation’s first exascale supercomputer and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy high-performance computing user facility.

The …
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Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Planning Against Pitfalls

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

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 is scheduled …
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Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Physicists Crack the Code to Signature Superconductor Kink Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Scientists have long been trying to understand the behavior of superconductors, materials that have zero electrical resistance when they reach sufficiently low temperatures. Superconductors might be useful for technologies such …
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Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021
4 months ago

Register Now for Lustre User Group Conference 2021

By  •  4 months ago  •  Events

Experts from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and high-performance computing users from around the world will participate next week in the 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) annual conference.

Lustre, …
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NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework
4 months ago

NCCS Introduces CITADEL Security Framework

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Technology

The National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has unveiled CITADEL, a new framework of security protocols that will …
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Developing a Data Ecosystem
4 months ago

Developing a Data Ecosystem

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

When J. “Robert” Michael started his new job at the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) last September, …
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Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones
4 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Managing Milestones

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, People

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 is scheduled …
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Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars
4 months ago

Scientists Tap Supercomputing to Study Exotic Matter in Stars

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the heart of some of the smallest and densest stars in the universe lies nuclear matter that might exist in never-before-observed exotic phases. Neutron stars, which form when the …
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Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost
4 months ago

Virtual Workshop on HPCToolkit Profiler Gives Computational Codes a Boost

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

When users of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) supercomputers want to improve their scientific codes, they employ tools called profilers that determine which pieces of their codes are lacking …
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ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress
4 months ago

ORNL’s Superb Materials Expertise, Data and AI Tools Propel Progress

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, scientists use artificial intelligence, or AI, to accelerate the discovery and development of materials for energy and information technologies.

“AI gives scientists …
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ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use
5 months ago

ORNL Licenses Revolutionary AI System to General Motors for Automotive Use

By  •  5 months ago  •  Industry

The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its award-winning artificial intelligence software system, the Multinode Evolutionary Neural Networks for Deep Learning, to General Motors for use …
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Pioneering Frontier: Staying on Track
5 months ago

Pioneering Frontier: Staying on Track

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, People

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 is scheduled …
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Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures
5 months ago

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Nanomaterial Structures

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

2D nanomaterials, with a thickness of a single layer of atoms, have unique electrical and optical properties that make them good candidates for use in electronics and optical sensors. An …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2022
5 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2022

By  •  5 months ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment, or INCITE, program is seeking proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns in a broad array …
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The Magic is Gone for Certain Atomic Nuclei
5 months ago

The Magic is Gone for Certain Atomic Nuclei

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Using the power of the Summit supercomputer, researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have verified the results …
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