Articles tagged with: Supercomputing

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:55 am ]

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff discussed OLCF resources that could be leveraged for ECP research and development, including the facility’s next flagship supercomputer, Summit, expected to go online in 2018.

[ Apr 18 2017 - 7:48 am ]

While upgrading chemistry applications in the pre-Summit development environment known as Summitdev, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility staff fixed an unexpected bottleneck in a key tensor algebra library, boosting performance by as much as 10 times.

[ Feb 2 2017 - 1:39 pm ]

Using the Titan supercomputer, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) collaborated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and other institutions to simulate—for the first time—atomic-level magnetic properties in regions of a real nanoparticle based on experimental data. The results have been published in Nature.

[ Jan 31 2017 - 3:55 pm ]

A new version of OpenACC—an application programming interface that integrates accelerators with a host CPU—is due for release in mid-2017. In 2016, OLCF user assistance staff participated in the annual OpenACC standards organization meeting that resulted in a list of features for the new version.

[ Nov 15 2016 - 9:55 pm ]

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and General Electric, an industry user of the OLCF’s 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, have been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC Application in the Energy Industry.

[ Aug 23 2016 - 11:48 am ]

In an effort to modernize computational fluid dynamics, a group of Imperial College researchers has developed a highly accurate and flexible code that utilizes GPU accelerators.

[ Jul 26 2016 - 9:25 am ]

A team led by Aurel Bulgac of the University of Washington has developed a novel model for capturing the real-time dynamics of nuclear fission without imposed constraints.

[ Jun 20 2016 - 7:59 am ]

Simulation demonstrates how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase.

[ Jun 14 2016 - 10:56 am ]

A Cornell-led research team is using Titan to study cells’ sodium-powered neurotransmitter transporters in atomistic detail

[ May 31 2016 - 8:08 am ]

Titan propels GE beyond the limits of gas turbine testing
In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity …