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Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys
3 months ago

Transforming Gas into Fuels with Better Alloys

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Technological advances in oil and gas well stimulation over the past decade now allow for the production of natural gas from shale gas trapped in rock formations underground. With the …
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OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons
11 months ago

OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons

By  •  11 months ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Revealing the Quantum World of Materials
11 months ago

OLCF 25: Revealing the Quantum World of Materials

By  •  11 months ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions
2 years ago

Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

With the advent of laser technology in the 1960s, materials scientists gained a new tool to both study and modify materials. Today, lasers allow researchers to manipulate materials on atomic …
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The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions
2 years ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Snow falls in winter and melts in spring, but what drives the phase change in between?

Although melting is a familiar phenomenon encountered in everyday life, playing a part …
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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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Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway
2 years ago

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor Pathway

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.
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Wells to Serve as Instructor at 2015 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit
3 years ago

Wells to Serve as Instructor at 2015 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit

By  •  3 years ago  •  People

Jack Wells, OLCF Director of Science, will serve as one of three instructors at the 2015 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit to be held Nov. 29 in Boston, Mass.
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ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design
3 years ago

ORNL Researchers Hail Promise of Data-Driven Materials Discovery and Design

By  •  3 years ago  •  Technology

An article, published in the October 2015 issue of Nature Materials, provides an overview of recent advances in experimental imaging, data analytics, and high-performance computing that are enabling new opportunities for discovery and design of advanced materials.
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OLCF Meetings with Indian Officials Produce Opportunities for Collaboration

By  •  5 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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