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ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF
2 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF

By  •  2 months ago  •  Science

Every year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) provides scientists with time on world-class computational resources across the country through the ASCR Leadership …
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ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources
1 year ago

ALCC Program Awards 1 Billion Hours on OLCF Resources

By  •  1 year ago  •  Science

Each year, projects 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)—are awarded …
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Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold
2 years ago

Fundamental Fission Modeling Finds a Foothold

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

While trying to fatten the atom in 1938, German chemist Otto Hahn accidentally split it instead. This surprising discovery put modern science on the fast track to the atomic age …
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One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC
2 years ago

One Billion Processor Hours Awarded to 22 Projects through ALCC

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

The US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science has awarded nearly 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)— a DOE Office …
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Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers
2 years ago

Opening Neurotransmission’s Gatekeepers

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A Cornell-led research team is using Titan to study cells’ sodium-powered neurotransmitter transporters in atomistic detail
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Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’
3 years ago

Biofuel Researchers Employ Titan to Probe ‘Lignin Shield’

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

A University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory research team is using Titan to gain a better understanding of why experimental biofuel pretreatments work—a measure that helps guide research into cost-effective cellulosic ethanol.
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22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC
3 years ago

22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has awarded more than 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects through DOE’s 2015-16 ALCC program.
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Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel
3 years ago

Unlocking Lignin for Sustainable Biofuel

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

Turning trees, grass, and other biomass into fuel for automobiles and airplanes is a costly and complex process. A team of biofuel researchers from ORNL are working to change that.
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High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations
5 years ago

High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF delivered more than 374 million supercomputer core hours to 17 projects through the Department of Energy’s ALCC program—76 million hours more than expected.
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Titan Completes Acceptance Testing

By  •  5 years ago  •  Technology

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer has completed rigorous acceptance testing to ensure the functionality, performance and stability of the machine, one of the world’s most powerful supercomputing systems for open science.
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Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum
6 years ago

Ramgen Simulates Shock Waves, Makes Shock Waves Across Energy Spectrum

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Ramgen Power Systems, a Seattle-based energy R&D firm, is developing a novel gas compressor system based on shock-wave technology used in supersonic flight applications by using the OLCF’s Jaguar supercomputer.
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Climate Scientists Compute in Concert

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at ORNL are sharing computational resources and expertise to improve the detail and performance of a scientific application code that is the product of one of the world’s largest collaborations of climate researchers.
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