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Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing
1 week ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

During chemical vapor infiltration, gaseous vapor reacts on the surface of the preform fibers at elevated temperatures to coat the material. If applied long enough, the gas …
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Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle
1 week ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  1 week ago  •  Featured, Science

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 11, 2019—An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays …
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New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
1 month ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  1 month ago  •  Featured, Science

Deep beneath the Earth’s surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for scientists seeking …
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Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries
3 months ago

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

In today’s technology landscape, companies are continually making improvements to electronic devices. Bigger screens, better cameras, and smarter systems are just some of the improvements these companies promise to consumers …
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Breaching the Biomass Problem
3 months ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  3 months ago  •  Featured, Science

A visualization of a cellulose fiber (green) interacting with lignin (brown). Using supercomputers like the OLCF’s Cray XK7 Titan, ORNL researchers model biomass molecules at a level …
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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
4 months ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  4 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
5 months ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  5 months ago  •  People

Every year, the OpenACC annual meeting brings together representatives from national laboratories, universities, and other research institutions to exchange information and expand the programming model’s uses in various science domains.


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Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat
6 months ago

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat

By  •  6 months ago  •  Science

Simulations performed on the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) filled in a knowledge gap about high-temperature–capable alloys and inspired engineers to successfully develop …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
7 months ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) recently provided introductory training in high-performance computing (HPC) and access to the facility’s Titan supercomputer to some of the nation’s top doctoral students …
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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
7 months ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

By  •  7 months ago  •  People

Each year, students of all ages and backgrounds intern at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) through opportunities offered by the lab and Oak Ridge …
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ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF
7 months ago

ALCC Program Awards 14 Projects a Combined 729.5 Million Core Hours at the OLCF

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Every year, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) provides scientists with time on world-class computational resources across the country through the ASCR Leadership …
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Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments
8 months ago

Titan Helps Scientists Fine-Tune Laser Interactions to Advance Cancer Treatments

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Science

Along with surgery and chemotherapy, radiation therapy is one of the most widely accepted forms of cancer therapy today. Current radiation beams for cancer treatments employ photons (light particles), positively …
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