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ORNL is home to one of the nation's strongest materials sciences programs. Scientists at ORNL are involved in studies ranging from fundamental research to the latest applications of virtually all classes of materials.
ORNL's energy sciences program focuses on addressing energy problems through materials science, biotechnology, systems engineering, and technology development.
High Performance Computing
ORNL's high-performance computing program deploys leading-edge computing and information technology capabilities to keep computational sciences at a level comparable to experimental sciences in the pursuit of scientific discovery and technical innovation.
ORNL provides federal, state and local government agencies and departments with technology and expertise to support national and homeland security needs. This technology and expertise is also shared with industry to enhance the United States' economic competitiveness in world markets.
The Spallation Neutron Source combined with the High Flux Isotope Reactor makes Oak Ridge the world's foremost center for Neutron Science. Future research will be supported by these facilities and by the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences.
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