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Title: Balancing Computation and Experiment

Abstract

How do you know when the science being performed on a supercomputer reflects what actually occurs inside a test tube, or in real life? The answer can be stated simply enough: “run the model on the computer, get the result, and then perform an experiment to test the result”. The adage “easier said than done” truly applies – especially when the focus is on innovative science to benefit government and industry. The trick in this case is to find the right balance of science-driven computing integrated with experiment.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
910516
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-54125
KP1704020; TRN: US200724%%29
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Innovation: America's Journal of Technology Commercialization, 5(2):24,25, 37; Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; SUPERCOMPUTERS; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; BENCH-SCALE EXPERIMENTS; EMSL; MSCF; PNNL; Computation; Computational Chemistry

Citation Formats

Farber, Rob. Balancing Computation and Experiment. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Farber, Rob. Balancing Computation and Experiment. United States.
Farber, Rob. Sun . "Balancing Computation and Experiment". United States. doi:.
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journal = {Innovation: America's Journal of Technology Commercialization, 5(2):24,25, 37},
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year = {Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Sun Apr 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
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