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OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons
8 months ago

OLCF 25: Tunneling Electrons

By  •  8 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
8 months ago

OLCF 25: Revealing the Quantum World of Materials

By  •  8 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
1 year ago

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

By  •  1 year 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
1 year ago

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

By  •  1 year 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  •  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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