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Argonne supports Poland's NCNR in converting reactor to LEUOctober 23, 2012

The civilian MARIA Research Reactor in Poland was converted from operation with highly enriched uranium fuel to low enriched uranium.

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
Argonne, Evigia finalize licensing agreement for next-gen RFID sensor technology July 16, 2012

Evigia Systems and Argonne announced today that they have finalized a licensing agreement.

Science Behind the Fiction: Contagion [2011]July 1, 2012

Science Behind the Fiction critiques the science portrayed in popular films and literature. Argonne emergency planning experts review “Contagion”, the hit 2011 movie directed by Steven Soderbergh, which follows the spread of a killer virus in modern-day society.

Argonne-USAF fellowship program
Argonne’s Partnership Speaker Series will present an overview of the Argonne-U.S. Air Force Fellowship Program Thursday, June 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 201, Conference Room 190.

Speakers will be Air Force Fellows Major Matt Michaud and Lt. Col. Krystal Murphy, who are completing their one-year assignments at the laboratory.