Argonne National Laboratory

A new study calls into question the existence of silicene, thought to be one of the newest and hottest two-dimensional nanomaterials.

A new Argonne initiative examines the details of the combustion process.

Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards.

Scientists gain an unprecedented view of a brain-cell receptor that is implicated in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, schizophrenia, autism and stroke.

Argonne helps Caterpillar, Inc., get a clearer picture of engine, fuel performance.

Scientific User Facilities

Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System
ATLAS studies the properties of atomic nuclei, the core of matter, and the fuel of stars.
Electron Microscopy Center
The EMC offers unique capabilities for electron beam characterization to solve materials problems.
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center
TRACC applies high-performance computing to priority transportation challenges.
Advanced Photon Source
The APS generates the most brilliant high-energy X-ray beams for research in the Western Hemisphere.
Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
The ALCF accelerates major scientific discoveries by designing and providing world-leading computing facilities.
Center for Nanoscale Materials
The CNM offers expertise, instruments and infrastructure for interdisciplinary nanoscience research.

Science Highlight

Researchers at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source expose GdSi, a compound of gadolinium (Gd) and silicon (Si), to intense conditions and find that its magnetism remains robust.
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