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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

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In an effort to modernize CFD, a group of Imperial College researchers has developed new open-source software called PyFR, a Python-based application that combines highly accurate numerical methods with a highly flexible, portable, and scalable code...
23-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Neutrino Experiments Utilize ORNL Experts, Equipment to Explore the Unknown

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This year the field of neutrino physics is full of enthusiasm as three significant experiments with different goals gear up to advance our understanding of neutrino physics. All three experiments benefit from expertise and facilities at the...
23-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Collaborates with Six Small Businesses on Clean Energy Tech

Six small companies will tap the expertise of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to move their manufacturing, fuel cell, geothermal and vehicle technologies closer to the marketplace.
18-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Critical Materials Institute, Oddello Industries Pursue Recovery of Rare-Earth Magnets From Used Hard Drives

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A process for large-scale recovery of rare earth magnets from used computer hard drives will undergo industrial testing under a new agreement between Oddello Industries LLC and ORNL, as part of the Department of Energy’s Critical Materials...
16-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Energy Department to Invest $16 Million in Computer Design of Materials

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The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that it will invest $16 million over the next four years to accelerate the design of new materials through use of supercomputers.
16-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Residential Water Heater Concept Promises High Efficiency, Lower Cost

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Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Florida has developed a novel method that could yield lower-cost, higher-efficiency systems for water heating in residential buildings.
15-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Combine Simulation, Experiment for Nanoscale 3-D Printing

A research team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory has created a high-power simulation and design process to print free-standing 3-D structures on the nanoscale using focused electron beam induced deposition. The simulation-guided...
5-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Optimizes Formula for Cadmium-Tellurium Solar Cells

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Solar cells based on cadmium and tellurium could move closer to theoretical levels of efficiency because of some sleuthing by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
3-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Pressure Is on

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Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

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Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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