Technology transfer

Collaboration between varied organizations develops larger, more precise photodetectors for the market November 5, 2013

Scientific particle detectors, medical imaging devices and cargo scanners with higher resolutions and cheaper price tags could become a reality, thanks to a three-way collaboration between industry, universities and U.S. national laboratories.

Containment Unidirectional Resource Loading System (CURLS)

Glovebox "tunnel" that allows easy, rapid changeover of resources without losing containment

Small business success story: Telefonix, Inc.October 10, 2013

Telefonix, Inc., was one of the 90 local small businesses and start-ups that participated in Argonne and Fermilab’s inaugural small business outreach event - titled "Doing Business with Argonne and Fermi National Laboratories" - on Aug. 21 at Argonne.

Smart Grid EV Communication Module

Argonne has designed a DC charging system that conforms to SAE requirements and adds 60–80 miles of range to an electric vehicle in less than 20 minutes.

A true sense of securitySeptember 13, 2013

Five men got on the Tokyo subway on a March morning in 1995. It was the peak of morning rush hour. They all carried packets of a tremendously toxic nerve agent called sarin.

Argonne in the marketplace: Microchannel plates with ALDSeptember 13, 2013

Think of an eight-inch square honeycomb structure made of glass whose pores are just a few tens of microns thick—the size of a single bacterium. In your mind’s eye, you hold the beginnings of a breakthrough technology.

Smart Grid EV Communication (SpEC) Module

Enables rapid recharging of electric vehicles along heavy traffic corridors and at public stations

Membrane protein kit may lead to better targeted drugsAugust 29, 2013

Argonne biologists Deborah Hanson and Phil Laible developed a method to produce large quantities of membrane proteins, which may lead to better targeted and more effective pharmaceuticals.