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Physics Data Processing on NERSC's Cori System Dramatically Cuts Reconstruction Time

February 15, 2018

In a recent demonstration project, physicists from Brookhaven National Laboratory and Berkeley Lab used the Cori supercomputer to reconstruct data collected from a nuclear physics experiment, an advance that could dramatically reduce the time it takes to make detailed data available for scientific discoveries. Read More »

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The Atomic Dynamics of a Rare Magneto-Electric Matter

February 14, 2018

By ricocheting neutrons off the atoms of yttrium manganite (YMnO3) heated to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, researchers have discovered the atomic mechanisms that give the unusual material its rare electromagnetic properties. Their work included large-scale quantum simulations run at NERSC. Read More »

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Lab Hosts First Data Study Trip

February 5, 2018

On Tuesday, students from the IT Academy at El Cerrito High School took part in a special Big Data Study Trip hosted at Berkeley Lab and held by a partnership of Workforce Development and Education (WDE), EESA, NERSC and CRD.Working with water quality data collected by Michelle Newcomer of the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division (CESD) and staged at NERSC, the students plotted characteristics and mapped patterns, then offered their own ideas for how to collect and analyze data from a… Read More »

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Delivering Efficient Parallel I/O with HDF5 on Exascale Computing Systems

February 1, 2018

In an interview with Department of Energy's ECP communications team, Berkeley Lab's Suren Byna and Quincey Koziol talk about delivering efficient parallel I/O with HDF5 on exascale computing systems. Read More »


HPC4Mfg Program Seeking New Project Proposals

February 1, 2018

The fifth HPC4Mfg program solicitation round, which opened February 1, is seeking concept papers that spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in clean energy technology. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Researchers Contribute to Making Blockchains Even More Robust

January 30, 2018

In the last few years, researchers at Berkeley Lab, UC Davis and University of Stavanger in Norway have developed a new protocol, called BChain, which makes private blockchain even more robust. The researchers are also working with colleagues at Berkeley Lab and beyond to adapt this tool to support applications that are of strategic importance to the Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Read More »


Networking, Data Experts Design a Better Portal for Scientific Discovery

January 29, 2018

A team of networking experts from the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), with the Globus team from the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, have designed a new approach that makes data sharing faster, more reliable and more secure. Read More »


Lighting a New Path in Organic Solar Cell Design

January 26, 2018

Scientists have pinpointed the source of an ultrafast and efficient process that spawns several carriers of electrical charge from a single particle of light in organic crystals that are integral to this increasingly popular form of solar cells. Read More »

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Simulations Run at NERSC Reveal Some Plasma Peculiarities

January 22, 2018

Scientists at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory used NERSC resources to create new simulations that could provide insight into how blobs (bubbles) at the plasma edge in a tokamak reactor behave. Read More »

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Coupling Experiments and Theory to Build a Better Battery

January 22, 2018

A research team led by Berkeley Lab found that a new lithium-sulfur battery component allows a doubling in capacity compared to a conventional lithium-sulfur battery. Read More »