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News and Highlights from the OLCF

Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR
6 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: ExaSMR

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Steven Hamilton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp
7 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WDMApp

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Amitava Bhattacharjee Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop advanced software for the arrival of exascale-class …
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Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL
7 months ago

Quantum Experts Gather for Fourth Annual Quantum Computing User Forum at ORNL

By  •  7 months ago  •  Events, Science

For the first time since 2019, the Quantum Computing User Forum welcomed attendees for an in-person gathering at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory from July 17 to …
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Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials
7 months ago

Shedding Light on Singlet Fission Materials

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Using the full capabilities of the Quantinuum H1-1 quantum computer, researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory not only demonstrated best practices for scientific computing …
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College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 
7 months ago

College students Have a Blast with ORNL During Virtual High-Performance Computing Competition 

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Staff from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory returned this year to mentor students in the 2023 Winter Classic Invitational Student Cluster Competition. The virtual event invites student …
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Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX
7 months ago

Exascale’s New Frontier: WarpX

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

PI: Jean-Luc Vay, Accelerator Technology & Applied Physics Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

In 2016, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Exascale Computing Project (ECP) set out to develop …
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Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations
7 months ago

Advancing Nanoscience Through Largescale MD Simulations

By  •  7 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Over the past decade, teams of engineers, chemists and biologists have analyzed the physical and chemical properties of cicada wings, hoping to unlock the secret of their ability …
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Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather
8 months ago

Air Force Weather-Funded Research Aims to Improve Predictability of Extreme Weather

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

As extreme weather devastates communities worldwide, scientists are using modeling and simulation to understand how climate change impacts the frequency and intensity of these events. Although long-term climate projections and …
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New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex
8 months ago

New Insights Into a Shapeshifting Protein Complex

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Transcription factor IIH, or TFIIH, pronounced “TF two H,” is a veritable workhorse among the protein complexes that control human cell activity. It plays critical roles both in …
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Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter
8 months ago

Peering into the Universe’s Dark Matter

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A research team from the University of California, Santa Cruz, have used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer to run one of the most complete cosmological …
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UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software
8 months ago

UnifyFS Team Wins IPDPS Award for Open-Source Software

By  •  8 months ago  •  Science

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories won the first Best Open-Source Contribution Award for its paper at the 37th IEEE International …
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Exascale Blastoff
8 months ago

Exascale Blastoff

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

With the world’s first exascale supercomputer now fully open for scientific business, researchers can thank the early users who helped get the machine up to speed.

Frontier set a new …
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Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations
8 months ago

Reaching a New Summit for Supernova Simulations

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

As a result of largescale 3D supernova simulations conducted on the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit supercomputer by researchers from the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge …
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GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture
8 months ago

GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science
  • GE Aerospace is first business to use the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Frontier supercomputer, the world’s fastest supercomputer
  • Frontier can process billions …
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Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence
8 months ago

Summit Study Fathoms Troubled Waters of Ocean Turbulence

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Simulations performed on the Summit supercomputer at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory revealed new insights into the role of turbulence in mixing fluids and could open new …
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Visionary Report Unveils Ambitious Roadmap to Harness the Power of AI in Scientific Discovery
8 months ago

Visionary Report Unveils Ambitious Roadmap to Harness the Power of AI in Scientific Discovery

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured

Innovations in artificial intelligence are rapidly shaping our world, from virtual assistants and chatbots to self-driving cars and automated manufacturing. Seizing on the potential of AI to transform science, the nation’s leading …
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