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Simulating electronic stopping in solids and DNA

The question of what happens at the microscopic scale during electronic stopping processes—that is, what happens when kinetic energy is transferred from charged particles, such as protons, to the electrons in a target material—drives the advanceme

May 23, 2019
  • ALCF simulations lead to patented process for biofuel production

ALCF simulations lead to patented process for biofuel production

Using supercomputers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a team of researchers from the University of Minnesota employed computational screening to identify promising microporous materials, called zeolites, for various biofuel pro

May 14, 2019

Researchers discover quantum effect in hard disk drive material

Sometimes scientific discoveries can be found along well-trodden paths. That proved the case for a cobalt-iron alloy material commonly found in hard disk drives.

May 03, 2019

ALCF Data Science Program seeks proposals for data and learning projects

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, is now accepting proposals for the ALCF Data Science Program (ADSP) through July 1, 2019. The ADSP open call provides an opportunity for researchers to submit proposals for projects that will employ advanced statistical, machine learning, and artificial intelligence techniques to gain insights into massive datasets produced by experimental, simulation, or observational methods.

April 25, 2019

AT&T leverages Argonne's climate modeling and infrastructure resilience expertise to benefit Southeastern U.S.

A recent collaboration between AT&T and the U.S.

April 17, 2019
  • 2020 INCITE Call for Proposals

U.S. Department of Energy’s INCITE program seeks proposals for 2020

From April 15 to June 21, 2019, INCITE’s open call for proposals provides an opportunity for researchers to pursue transformational advances in science and technology through large allocations of computer time and supporting resources at the ALCF and OLCF.

April 15, 2019
  • Water model

Through machine learning, new model holds water

With help from ALCF computing resources, Argonne researchers used machine learning to develop a new molecular water model that accurately represents the thermodynamic properties of water.

April 04, 2019
  • Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Argonne takes a lead role in solving dark energy mystery

To prepare for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a team of researchers is using ALCF computing resources to create a synthetic galaxy catalog that will be compared with observations to shed light on dark energy and further our understanding of the universe.

April 02, 2019
  • Schematic of the ANN-ECG method

Scaling forward

With help from ALCF computing resources, researchers used machine learning to create molecular models that dramatically accelerate the screening of potential new organic materials for electronics.

March 22, 2019
  • Aurora announcement

DOE and Argonne announce powerful tool to transform scientific research and discovery

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Monday that Argonne National Laboratory will be the future home of the nation’s first exascale computing system — a tool so powerful it will transform scientific research and discovery, especially as it relates to artificial intelligence.

March 21, 2019