Technology transfer

Brochure: Technology Development & Commercialization

Describes how Technology Development and Commercialization works at Argonne, including 12+ innovative technologies for commercialization that were developed at Argonne.

No magic show: Real-world levitation to inspire better pharmaceuticalsSeptember 12, 2012

It’s not a magic trick and it’s not sleight of hand – scientists really are using levitation to improve the drug development process, eventually yielding more effective pharmaceuticals with fewer side effects.

Isotopic Abundance in Atom Trap Trace Analysis

Unique trap-and-trace analysis method for long-lived isotopes can help map underground waterways and much more.

RadTrac: Portable and Compact Tracking of Radioactive Materials

Combines a radiation detector and video camera to give real-time tracking of moving radioactive sources

More Rapid Detection of Strontium in Urine Samples

Strontium-90 (Sr-90) is a carcinogenic radioactive isotope that can be released into the atmosphere

Tracking Moving Radioactive Sources

A flexible, low-profile system for detecting the source of radiation

NOx/O2 Sensors for High-Temperature Applications

Technology available for licensing: Low-cost bifunctional high-temperature NOx/oxygen sensor that provides real-time sensing inside a combustion chamber without the requirement of a reference air supply.

  • Placement in combustion chamber provide accurate oxygen-sensing, extremely low drift
  • 2-10% energy saving from sensor optimization of air-flow ratio and fuel oil viscosity
Award-winning technology provides a breakthrough in particle physicsAugust 3, 2012

High-energy physics, it turns out, is a lot like life – it’s all about the timing.