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Toward Multiscale Modeling of Photovoltaics at Nanoscale

Advances in ultrafast spectroscopy and HPC are revolutionizing our ability to study the physical processes that occur in solar cells at short length and time scales. » Read More

The Incredible Shrinking Particle Accelerator

Particle accelerators are on the verge of transformational breakthroughs—and advances in computing power and techniques are a big part of the reason. » Read More

Berkeley Lab Partners on 5 New HPC4Mfg Projects

DOE’s High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program has announced $3.8 million in funding for 13 new industry projects in the second round of the HPC4Mfg program, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been selected to partner with five of the new projects. » Read More

Unveiled: Earth’s Viral Diversity

Researchers at DOE's Joint Genome Institute use NERSC resources to identify 125,000 new viral sequences in environmental datasets. » Read More

DOE Invests $16M in Computer Design of Materials

The new projects will leverage NERSC HPCs to develop software for designing new materials for electronics, renewable energy and more. » Read More

National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center

Computing at NERSC

Now Computing

A small sample of massively parallel scientific computing jobs running right now at NERSC.

Project Machine CPU Cores CPU Core Hours Used
NERSC Staff Accounts
 PI: Sudip S. Dosanjh, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - NERSC
Cori 81,920
Nuclear Physics Calculations from Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics
 PI: Frank X. Lee, George Washington University
Edison 41,040
NERSC Staff Accounts
 PI: Sudip S. Dosanjh, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - NERSC
Cori 40,960
Center for Edge Physics Simulation: SciDAC-3 Center
 PI: Choong-Seock Chang, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
Edison 24,576
Lattice QCD Monte Carlo Calculation of Hadronic Structure and Spectroscopy
 PI: Keh-Fei Liu, University of Kentucky
Edison 20,640

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NERSC, PDSF, and the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

NERSC's Richard Gerber blogs on the role of NERSC, PDSF, and HPSS in the discovery of neutrino oscillations that was honored by the 2015 Nobel Prize.