2017 ALCF Computational Performance Workshop

ALCF workshop prepares researchers for Theta, Mira

More than 60 researchers attended the 2017 ALCF Computational Performance Workshop to work directly with staff and invited experts to test, debug, and optimize applications on the facility's supercomputers.

Visualization of particle acceleration in magnetic reconnection

Fields and flows fire up cosmic accelerators

Researchers from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are using Mira to conduct thorough investigations of plasma physics to discern the fundamental processes that accelerate particles.


Close computation from far away: On-demand analysis fuels frontier science

This collaboration represents a new paradigm of the high-performance computing center as a service facility.

Snapshots of the 3-D structure of iron nanoparticles in the course of the oxidation process, captured through large-scale reactive molecular dynamic simulations.

The hole picture

Researchers tap supercomputers & synchrotrons to understand how hollow nanoparticles form.


U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks advanced computational research proposals for 2018

From April 17 to June 23, 2017, the INCITE program will be accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns.



2018 INCITE Call for Proposals

The INCITE program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research campaigns. The submission deadline is June 23, 2017. For more information, visit the INCITE website.

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