User Facility News

10.19.17User Facility

Using Supercomputers to Delve Ever Deeper into the Building Blocks of MatterExternal link

With funding from DOE’s Office of Nuclear Physics and the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research in the Office of Science, nuclear physicists and computational scientists at Brookhaven Lab will develop new tools for using supercomputers to delve deeper into the interactions of quarks and gluons in the extreme states of matter created in heavy ion collisions at RHIC and the LHC. Read More »

10.19.17User Facility

ALCF Summer Students Gain Real-World Experience in Scientific HPCExternal link

Every summer, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, opens its doors to a new class of student researchers who work alongside staff mentors to tackle research projects that address issues at the forefront of scientific computing. Read More »

10.19.17User Facility

At ORNL, Neutron Scattering Impacts Daily LifeExternal link

Researchers from the DOE Manufacturing Demonstration Facility located at ORNL used neutrons to test residual stress in 3D-printed steel parts. By studying complex geometries like the figure 6 shown here, researchers can design and build more complex structures with large-scale 3D metal printing. Read More »

10.18.17User Facility

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Helps Solve Decades-Long Mystery in Fusion PhysicsExternal link

The same fusion reactions that power the sun also occur inside a tokamak, a device that uses magnetic fields to confine and control plasmas of 100-plus million degrees. Under extreme temperatures and pressure, hydrogen atoms can fuse together, creating new helium atoms and simultaneously releasing energy. Read More »

10.18.17User Facility

Exascale and the CityExternal link

The Argonne-led Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems project aims to help city planners better examine complex systems, understand the relationships between them and predict how changes will affect them. Read More »

10.17.17User Facility

ESnet’s Science DMZ Design Could Help Transfer, Protect Medical Research DataExternal link

A group of researchers led by Sean Peisert of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) wrote that the Science DMZ architecture developed for moving large data sets quick and securely could be adapted to meet the needs of the medical research community. Read More »

10.17.17User Facility

New Method to Detect Spin Current in Quantum Materials Unlocks Potential for Alternative ElectronicsExternal link

A new method developed by an ORNL-led team precisely measures the mysterious behavior and magnetic properties of electrons flowing across the surface of quantum materials could open a path to next-generation electronics. Read More »

10.16.17User Facility

Neutrons Observe Vitamin B6-Dependent Enzyme Activity Useful for Drug DevelopmentExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Read More »

10.16.17User Facility

Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’s Heavy Elements in the Light from a Neutron Star MergerExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists play key role in explaining a historic discovery. Read More »

10.13.17User Facility

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas TurbinesExternal link

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, setting new marks in efficiency and emissions for utility-scale turbomachinery. Read More »

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