Image

Titan

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth
1 year ago

A Data-Driven Journey to the Center of the Earth

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

In …
Read More

Farewell, Titan
1 year ago

Farewell, Titan

By  •  1 year ago  •  Featured, Technology

The Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer operated by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be decommissioned on …
Read More

Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting  Fuel Cell Materials
2 years ago

Simulations Identify Importance of Lattice Distortions in Ion-Conducting Fuel Cell Materials

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Ionic conduction involves the movement of ions from one location to another inside a material. The ions travel through point defects, which are irregularities in the otherwise consistent arrangement of …
Read More

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing
2 years ago

Upgraded Science Trailer Teaches Students about Supercomputing

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

“What’s Your Problem?” This question, emblazoned on the side of a bright red trailer, invites students of all ages to step into the world of computational science.

This mobile exhibit …
Read More

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting
2 years ago

OLCF Scientist Talks Early Summit Results at APS Meeting

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

Bronson Messer, a computational scientist at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), gave an invited talk at the American Physical Society’s (APS’s) “Quarks to the Cosmos” April meeting in …
Read More

Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation
2 years ago

Laser Focus Sheds Light on Two Sources of Nanoparticle Formation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

Although previous research shows that metal nanoparticles have properties useful for various biomedical applications, many mysteries remain regarding how these tiny materials form, including the processes that generate size variations. …
Read More

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles
2 years ago

Getting a Big Look at Tiny Particles

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

At the turn of the 20th century, scientists discovered that atoms were composed of smaller particles. They found that inside each atom, negatively charged electrons orbit a nucleus made of …
Read More

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing
2 years ago

Supercomputers to Help Supercharge Ceramic Matrix Composite Manufacturing

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle
2 years ago

Solving A Beta Decay Puzzle

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock
2 years ago

New Geometric Model Improves Predictions of Fluid Flow in Rock

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries
2 years ago

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

Breaching the Biomass Problem
2 years ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Science

In a farewell nod to Titan, scheduled to be decommissioned in August 2019, we present a short series of features highlighting some of Titan’s impactful contributions to scientific research.

Read More

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

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

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
2 years ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  2 years 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.


Read More

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat
2 years ago

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
2 years ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  2 years 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 …
Read More