Articles tagged with: Physics

[ Oct 17 2017 - 8:47 am ]

A team led by Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s C.S. Chang recently used the 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer to simulate a crucial transition phenomenon in MIT’s Alcator C-Mod tokamak, uncovering the basic physics behind the transition.

[ May 9 2017 - 9:20 am ]

The OLCF played a major role in the annual American Physical Society March Meeting—the largest gathering of physicists in the world—by bringing high-performance computing talks to the meeting as part of a petascale computing focus session.

[ Nov 10 2015 - 12:34 pm ]

A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.

[ Sep 29 2015 - 12:35 pm ]

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.

[ Oct 14 2014 - 3:34 pm ]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Bronson Messer shared his knowledge on this subject during the 2014 International Summer School on AstroComputing (ISSAC), held at the University of California’s High-Performance AstroComputing Center (UC-HiPACC) in San Diego, from July 21 to August 1.

[ Jul 23 2014 - 8:17 am ]

A group of graduate students from the University of Tennessee has the unique opportunity to perform research on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan.

[ Jun 30 2014 - 7:20 am ]

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.

[ May 6 2014 - 8:55 am ]

The PanDA collaboration holds potential benefits for OLCF as well as for ATLAS.

[ Mar 18 2014 - 12:41 pm ]

A team from Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) in Virginia is working to deepen our understanding of quarks, enlisting the help of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer.

[ Mar 18 2014 - 12:38 pm ]

By adding a graphics processing unit (GPU) accelerator to the 16-core central processing unit (CPU) on each node, the OLCF substantially increased Titan’s computing capability, enabling INCITE researchers to reach unprecedented science achievements.