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Scientific User Facilities

Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System
ATLAS studies the properties of atomic nuclei, the core of matter, and the fuel of stars.
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Climate Research Facility
Argonne manages and operates ARM’s flagship Southern Great Plains site.
Advanced Photon Source
The APS generates the most brilliant high-energy X-ray beams for research in the Western Hemisphere.
Center for Nanoscale Materials
The CNM offers expertise, instruments and infrastructure for interdisciplinary nanoscience research.
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center
TRACC applies high-performance computing to priority transportation challenges.
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
The ALCF accelerates major scientific discoveries by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities.


Polymers used in solar cells today require solvents that can harm the environment, but scientists using the Advanced Photon Source found a “greener” way to control the assembly of photovoltaic polymers using a surfactant—a detergent-like molecule—as a template.
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