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

Titan Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

By  •  5 years ago  •  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
5 years ago

Breaching the Biomass Problem

By  •  5 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.

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

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

By  •  5 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 …
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Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation
6 years ago

Annual OpenACC Meeting Promotes Programming Innovation

By  •  6 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.


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

Titan Speeds Inquiry into Engine Alloys That Can Take the Heat

By  •  6 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 …
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DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC
6 years ago

DOE Graduate Fellows Train on Titan for a Future in HPC

By  •  6 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 …
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Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF
6 years ago

Summer Interns Gain HPC Skills, Professional Development at the OLCF

By  •  6 years 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
6 years ago

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

By  •  6 years 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
6 years ago

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

By  •  6 years 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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OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts
6 years ago

OLCF Workshop Introduces HPC Concepts

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) held an Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop June 26–28 at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Using …
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ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest
6 years ago

ORNL’s Summit Supercomputer Named World’s Fastest

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.  – The US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is once again officially home to the fastest supercomputer in the world, according to the TOP500 List, …
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With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem
6 years ago

With Supercomputing Power and an Unconventional Strategy, Scientists Solve a Next-Generation Physics Problem

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Using the Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a team of researchers has calculated a fundamental property of protons and neutrons, known as the nucleon axial …
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Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition
6 years ago

Faces of Summit: Leading a Systems Expedition

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

The Faces of Summit series shares stories of the people behind America’s top supercomputer for open science, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility’s Summit. The IBM AC922 machine launched in …
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OLCF Hosts 14th Annual User Meeting amid Summit Buzz
6 years ago

OLCF Hosts 14th Annual User Meeting amid Summit Buzz

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

Last week 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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Nuclear Physicists Wield HPC to Uncover Magic Isotopes
6 years ago

Nuclear Physicists Wield HPC to Uncover Magic Isotopes

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Where do elements come from? How does the strong force bind subatomic particles into nuclei? What can scientists understand from nuclei with unusual proton–neutron ratios? Nuclear physicists at the US …
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A Problem with Polymer Theory
6 years ago

A Problem with Polymer Theory

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), used high-performance computing …
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