Tag Archives: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

General Atomics-Led Facility Unveils Compact Tokamak Concept for Nuclear Fusion Energy

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The General Atomics-managed DIII-D National Fusion Facility has developed a compact nuclear reactor design as part of efforts to support commercial nuclear fusion initiatives. The DIII-D facility's Compact Advanced Tokamak concept builds on the high-performance computing activities of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and well as the DIII-D team's plasma physics research work, General Atomics said Monday.

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Cray, DOE Lab Partner to Provide Supercomputer for Military Weather Forecasting

A Department of Energy-sponsored facility and Cray have partnered to help the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center implement a supercomputing system to support the military service's weather forecasting activities. Cray said Wednesday it will deliver a Shasta high-performance computer through the partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory as part of a $25M contract.

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Oak Ridge National Lab Seeks Commercial Partner for Cybersecurity Tool

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has launched a competitive process for interested vendors to apply for licensing rights to commercialize a patented malware detection tool, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. ORNL seeks an industry partner to market the Heartbeat technology designed to trace malicious codes through a device’s energy …

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Triad National Security Gets NNSA's Green Light for Los Alamos Lab Mgmt Transition

Triad National Security has received a notice to proceed from the Energy Department's National Nuclear Security Administration to begin transition efforts for the management and operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. The company said Monday it will officially assume operation and management responsibilities at the national lab …

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DOE Lab Unveils IBM-Built “˜Summit' Supercomputer to Back AI, Energy Research

An Energy Department-backed national laboratory in Tennessee has launched a computer system IBM designed to support research in artificial intelligence, advanced materials, energy and other areas. The Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory works to perform up to 200,000 trillion calculations per second or approximately 200 petaflops of computing power, DOE said …

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IBM-Mellanox-Nvidia Team Aims to Complete New DOE Supercomputers in Early 2018

A team composed of IBM, Nvidia and Mellanox is scheduled to complete the development of two supercomputing machines at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories early next year. The alliance is working to build ORNL’s Summit and LLNL’s Sierra computers through a $325 million project DOE awarded in late 2014. Dave Turek, …

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