National Security Programs
Argonne National Laboratory
Game-changing scientific discovery drives the technological advancements that protect and defend our nation. Argonne National Laboratory's combination of scientific and engineering expertise, along with some of the world's best research and development (R&D) facilities is making unique contributions to defending the United States against current and future security threats.
The laboratory's National Security Programs serves as a gateway for government sponsors and contractors to link into tailored, diverse teams of elite researchers to solve R&D challenges in national security.
Born out of the Manhattan Project more than 70 years ago, Argonne continues to provide the scientific expertise and world-class research facilities that deliver breakthrough innovation and technology through its National Security Programs.
Alan Kastengren is a physicist overseeing the operation of the 7-BM beamline at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory.