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Catalysis Research

The catalysis science program explores the efficient use of natural resources, such as light alkanes (methane, ethane, etc.), as precursors of fuels for transportation and commodity chemicals and the upcycling of waste plastics to value-added products.
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Chemical Dynamics

The Chemical Dynamics group uses complementary theoretical and experimental methods to explore and determine the thermochemistry, dynamics, and kinetics of gas-phase chemical processes.
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Discovery Acceleration

Argonne’s work in catalysis and energy conversion seeks to connect fundamental and early-stage applied research and development in the areas of catalysis and fuel cells.
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Electrochemical Energy Storage

Electrochemical Energy Storage research and development programs span the battery technology field from basic materials research and diagnostics to prototyping and post-test analyses.
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Heavy Element Chemistry and Separation Science

Insights into heavy element structural chemistries, both in solution and in the solid state, are informing fundamental behaviors relevant to inorganic, physical, and materials chemistries, as well as separations and environmental sciences.
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Solar Conversion

Research in the Solar Conversion Group addresses the key challenges of understanding how dynamics and yields for photo-induced electron transfer reactions are determined.