ESnet's research and development activities are integral to our mission of advancing the capabilities of today's networking technologies to better serve the science requirements of the future. We continually investigate and test the services, protocols, routing techniques, and tools necessary to meet the expanding needs of our user community of DOE scientists.
GRETA is a new high-resolution gamma-ray detector system that will be used to study nuclear reactions in real-time and in unprecedented detail. ESnet is the primary architect and developer for two high-performance computing components of the system and ESnet staff are serving as networking consultants for the internal networking of the detector and its data acquisition systems.
perfSONAR is a tool for end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting of multi-domain network performance. perfSONAR is currently deployed in over 100 locations around the world, and is extremely valuable when doing network troubleshooting. Read More
The objective is to provide network researchers with a realistic environment for testing. 100G SDN Testbed, Dark Fiber Testbed, Test Circuit Service. Read More