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Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination
11 months ago

Search for Lightweight Alloying Solutions Earns Team a Gordon Bell Finalist Nomination

By  •  11 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Alloys—mixtures of two or more metals—are designed to be stronger, more ductile (pliable), or more durable than pure elements. Steel is one of the most popular alloy materials, but its …
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Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo
1 year ago

Predicting Material Properties with Quantum Monte Carlo

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

Written by: Nils Heinonen, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility

Recent advances in quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) methods have the potential to revolutionize computational materials science, a discipline traditionally driven by density …
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Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys
3 years ago

Putting the Pedal to the Metal in the Hunt for Alloys

By  •  3 years ago  •  Science

High-temperature alloys, often used in power plants and automobile engines, are valued in engineering because they can withstand temperatures that are a high fraction of their melting point. Operating power …
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Titan Helps Unpuzzle Decades-Old Plutonium Perplexities
5 years ago

Titan Helps Unpuzzle Decades-Old Plutonium Perplexities

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

A team of condensed matter theorists at Rutgers University used nearly 10 million Titan core hours to calculate the electronic and magnetic structure of plutonium using a combination of density functional theory calculations and the leading-edge dynamical mean field theory technique.
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OLCF Staff, Users Make Strong Showing at APS
5 years ago

OLCF Staff, Users Make Strong Showing at APS

By  •  5 years ago  •  People

ORNL and OLCF were well represented with several speakers discussing their work on Titan at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society.
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Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors
6 years ago

Researchers Get Warmer in Understanding High-Temperature Superconductors

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

A group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory wanted to better understand the complex interactions that enable superconductivity and needed one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to help them.
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Titan Shines at American Physical Society March Meeting

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

This year’s March Meeting of the American Physical Society featured a focus session on computational materials research proposed and led by ORNL’s Jack Wells.
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