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Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling
4 years ago

Fine-Tuning the Accelerated Future of Climate Modeling

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A team of computational and climate scientists are scaling the CESM model to run on DOE petascale computers, including Titan, the 27-petaflop Cray XK7 system managed by the OLCF at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Going Nuclear

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

To increase efficiency and enhance nuclear safety, a team led by Igor Bolotnov of North Carolina State University has turned to Titan to perform state-of-the-art direct numerical simulation (DNS) to characterize such turbulent bubbly flows.
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OLCF Meetings with Indian Officials Produce Opportunities for Collaboration

By  •  4 years ago  •  People

Computing experts from Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently met with their counterparts in India to share insights and look for collaboration opportunities.
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The Bleeding ‘Edge’ of Fusion Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

Titan allows advanced scientific applications to reach unprecedented speeds, enabling scientific breakthroughs faster than ever with only a marginal increase in power consumption.
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Boosting Bioenergy

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

A team led by ORNL’s Jeremy Smith, the director of ORNL’s Center for Molecular Biophysics and a Governor’s Chair at the University of Tennessee, has uncovered information that could help others harvest energy from plant mass.
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INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects
5 years ago

INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects for 2014, sharing nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.
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Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan
5 years ago

Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Researchers simulating high-temperature superconductors has topped 15 petaflops on ORNL’s Titan supercomputer. More importantly, they did it with an algorithm that substantially overcomes two major roadblocks to realistic superconductor modeling.
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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 Sheds Light on Unknowns in Organic Photovoltaic Research
5 years ago

Titan Sheds Light on Unknowns in Organic Photovoltaic Research

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Simulations of unrivaled accuracy reveal most efficient configurations of solar cell molecules
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OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award
6 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

An OLCF industrial partner was recently named a winner of International Data Corporation’s (IDC) HPC Innovation Excellence Award, announced in Salt Lake City, Utah at the annual supercomputing conference SC12.
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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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OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award
6 years ago

OLCF Partner Wins Major Industry Award

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

GE Global Research, an OLCF industrial partner, was recently named a winner of International Data Corporations (IDCs) HPC Innovation Excellence Award.
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