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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Science at Exascale: 3D Printing
4 months ago

Science at Exascale: 3D Printing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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Science at Exascale: The Future of Fusion Modeling
4 months ago

Science at Exascale: The Future of Fusion Modeling

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Frontier is an exascale computer planned for delivery at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility in 2021. The system will support a wide range of scientific applications for advanced modeling …
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CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System
4 months ago

CAAR Accepting Application Team Proposals for Frontier System

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As details about the Frontier supercomputer emerge, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) is seeking partnerships with select applications teams to develop scientific applications …
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Virtual Universes
4 months ago

Virtual Universes

By  •  4 months ago  •  Science

Using Summit, the world’s most powerful supercomputer housed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a team led by Argonne National Laboratory ran three of the largest cosmological simulations known to date. …
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Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting  Fuel Cell Materials
4 months ago

Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting Fuel Cell Materials

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel through point defects, which are irregularities in the otherwise consistent arrangement of …
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Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
4 months ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
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OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting
4 months ago

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting

By  •  4 months ago  •  People

Bronson Messer, a computational scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), gave an invited talk at the American Physical Society’s (APS’s) “Quarks to the Cosmos” April meeting in …
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U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020
4 months ago

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE Program Seeks Proposals for 2020

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Media Contact: Katie Bethea, betheakl@ornl.gov James Collins, jcollins@anl.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, …
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Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation
5 months ago

Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Although previous research shows that metal nanoparticles have properties useful for various biomedical applications, many mysteries remain regarding how these tiny materials form, including the processes that generate size variations. …
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Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles
5 months ago

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles

By  •  5 months ago  •  Featured, Science

At the turn of the 20th century, scientists discovered that atoms were composed of smaller particles. They found that inside each atom, negatively charged electrons orbit a nucleus made of …
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Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops
5 months ago

Adamson Named New Group Leader for HPC Core Ops

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Ryan Adamson, former senior high-performance computing (HPC) security engineer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), has been appointed group leader of the OLCF’s HPC Core Operations (HPC Core …
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Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer
5 months ago

Troubleshooting the World’s Smartest and Fastest Supercomputer

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

The unique process of accepting a new supercomputer is one of the most challenging projects a programmer may take on during a career. When the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s …
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