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Physical Sciences and Engineering

Materials Science

The Materials Science division emphasizes the study of the structure and function of novel materials to solve America’s energy challenges.

Materials focused on include superconducting and magnetic materials, quantum metamaterials, ferroelectrics, correlated oxides and catalytic materials, along with new thrusts in topological materials and electrochemical oxides.


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Technologies Available for Licensing

Argonne grants licenses for lab-developed intellectual property to existing and start-up companies that are technically and financially capable of turning early-stage technology into commercial products.

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With an unwavering focus on our mission, our researchers take an interdisciplinary approach to research, advancing their fields of study and generating new knowledge for the benefit of future generations.