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Quantum Computing

Where Worlds Collide
6 months ago

Where Worlds Collide

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory physicists Christian Bauer, Marat Freytsis, and Benjamin Nachman have leveraged an IBM Q quantum computer through the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s (OLCF’s) Quantum …
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Firing Up Quantum Fidelity
9 months ago

Firing Up Quantum Fidelity

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science, Technology

Researchers used the Quantum Computing User Program (QCUP) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to achieve major improvements in quantum fidelity, a potential step …
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2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review
9 months ago

2021 at the OLCF: Year in Review

By  •  9 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In 2021, supercomputing at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) enabled new scientific breakthroughs amid the global pandemic.

From modeling small particles called quarks to …
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A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids
10 months ago

A New Design for Quantum Computer–Monitored Electrical Grids

By  •  10 months ago  •  Technology

With support from the Quantum Computer User Program (QCUP) at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), researchers from Cornell University have developed a new quantum computer–based artificial intelligence (AI) …
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Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials
2 years ago

Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

A multi-institutional team became the first to generate accurate results from materials science simulations on a quantum computer that can be verified with neutron scattering experiments and other practical techniques.


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OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems
2 years ago

OLCF, UTK Researchers Explore Potential of Quantum Annealing to Solve Optimization Problems

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) and University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) established a quantum annealing benchmark for optimization problems with the help of a quantum computer. …
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Developing a Quantum Community
2 years ago

Developing a Quantum Community

By  •  2 years ago  •  Events, Science

In April, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), held its …
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Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems
3 years ago

Quantum Processors are Now Challenging Conventional HPC Systems

By  •  3 years ago  •  Featured, Science

To prove quantum supremacy, a joint research team from Google Inc., NASA Ames Research Center, and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), needed to rule out that …
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Another First for Quantum
4 years ago

Another First for Quantum

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The beginnings of quantum computing bring about many firsts. In 2010 a team led by B. P. Lanyon simulated a hydrogen molecule, H2, on a quantum system for the first …
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22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC
7 years ago

22 Projects Earn 1 Billion Processor Hour Allocations through ALCC

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

The OLCF has awarded more than 1 billion processor hours to 22 projects through DOE’s 2015-16 ALCC program.
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