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Electrifying the Automotive Market

The battery in the Chevy Volt is based on a cathode technology developed at Argonne that makes the battery safer, longer-lived, and more powerful.

December 9, 2016
Best X-Ray Tools for Battery Development and Testing

Argonne's Advanced Photon Source is your one-stop shop for nanoscale to bulk analysis beyond the reach of industry.

December 9, 2016
Better Pharmaceuticals Made Possible with Sound Wave Levitation

Argonne National Laboratory scientists using the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Advanced Photon Source have devised a way to combine pharmaceutical compounds to increase solubility, lessen required dose amount, reduce side effects, and remove the need for refrigeration.

December 9, 2016
Argonne helps GE make Durathon industrial battery to meet growing energy needs

A new long-life battery built to aid utility companies in meeting the growing energy demands created by electric vehicles and the integration of solar and wind power on the national power grid was developed with the help of high-energy X-rays.

December 9, 2016
High-brightness X-ray analysis can improve recovery of oil and natural gas

Argonne National Laboratory scientists working with industry at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) have developed new techniques to more accurately map out the global distribution of pore sizes and how that distribution changes across the reserve bed as pressure for extraction is applied.

December 9, 2016
Advanced Photon Source: Lighting the way to a better tomorrow

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Advanced Photon Source (APS) gives scientists access to high-energy, high-brightness, highly penetrating X-ray beams that are ideal for studying the arrangements of molecules and atoms, probing the interfaces where materials meet, determining the interdependent form and function of biological proteins, and watching chemical processes that happen on the nanoscale.

December 9, 2016
Leading AIDS drug has roots in the Advanced Photon Source

One of the most successful drugs used to stop the progression of the HIV virus into AIDs got its start at the Advanced Photon Source X-ray facility at Argonne National Laboratory.

December 9, 2016
X-ray light sources help drug that halts skin cancer progression

To design the drug Zelboraf, which can halt the progression of malignant and inoperable skin cancer, scientists used very bright X-rays at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory.

December 9, 2016
Advanced Photon Source technology removes barrier to drug design

The advent of the first micro X-ray beam for structural biology at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory enabled the research that earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

December 9, 2016
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November 14, 2016