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Simulation Solves Mystery of How Liquid-Crystal Thin Films Disintegrate

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

The work of ORNL postdoctoral fellow Trung Nguyen appeared as the cover story in the March 21, 2014, print edition of Nanoscale, a high-impact journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. It was also published online.

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The Bleeding ‘Edge’ of Fusion Research

By  •  7 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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The Need for Speed
7 years ago

The Need for Speed

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

With its hybrid architecture featuring traditional CPUs alongside GPUs, Titan represents a revolutionary paradigm in high-performance computing’s quest to reach the exascale with only marginal increases in power consumption for the world’s leading systems.
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Titan Simulates Earthquake Physics Necessary for Safer Building Design

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

To prepare California for the next “big one,” SCEC joint researchers are simulating earthquakes at high frequencies for more detailed predictions that are needed by structural engineers on Titan.
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Researchers recruit Titan to study key molecular switch that controls cell behavior

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Using computational molecular dynamics simulations, researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee–ORNL Joint Institute for Computational Sciences have discovered a molecular “switch” in a receptor that controls cell behavior.
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OLCF Lends Expertise for Introducing GPU Accelerator Programming to Popular Linux GCC Compiler

By  •  7 years ago  •  Technology

The OLCF is working with Mentor Graphics, a leading electronic design automation company, to bring accelerated computing to a broader audience.
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Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan
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Superconductor Simulation Tops 15 Petaflops on Titan

By  •  8 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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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon
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Simulations of Plasma Turbulence Model the Inner Workings of Cosmic Phenomenon

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Scientists from Germany’s HZDR–Dresden used Titan, the most powerful supercomputer in the United States located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to simulate billions of particles in two passing plasma jet streams.
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High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations
8 years ago

High-Risk, High-Reward Simulations

By  •  8 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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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time
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Peering into Cells One GPU at a Time

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

A simulation of the internal workings of cells has reached a sustained performance of 20,000 trillion calculations per second, or 20 petaflops, on the Titan supercomputer at ORNL.
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Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist
8 years ago

Code for Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever on GPUs Is Gordon Bell Finalist

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Researchers are using DOE’s most powerful computing systems, including the nation’s top-ranked machine, ORNL’s Titan, to simulate the evolution of the universe as it expands across billions of years.
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Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory
8 years ago

Titan Propels GE Wind Turbine Research into New Territory

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

General Electric Global Research is using the hybrid CPU/GPU Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer managed by the OLCF to simulate hundreds of millions of water molecules freezing in slow motion.

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Titan’s New Build Attracts Magnetic Systems Research Impossible Until Now

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

ORNL researcher is simulating the magnetic direction and strength—known as the “magnetic moment”— of nickel atoms on one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers for science research, Titan.
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Early Molecular Dynamics Research Blazes through Titan’s New GPUs

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Researchers use LAMMPS code on Titan to learn how systems of atoms and molecules can be manipulated for improvements.
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Titan Completes Acceptance Testing

By  •  8 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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Titan Shows Life Science Advancements at Bio-IT Conference

By  •  8 years ago  •  People

OLCF Director of Science Jack Wells spoke recently to the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo in Boston, sharing ORNL’s supercomputing experience.
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