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Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach Directorate

Materials

Innovating tomorrow’s materials today

Argonne’s innovations in high-tech materials are key to breakthroughs in biology, the environment, nuclear energy, transportation and national security.

Argonne continues to make revolutionary advances in the science of materials discovery and synthesis, and is designing new materials with advantageous properties — one atom at a time. Examples of these include Argonne’s patented technologies for nanoparticle applications, heat transfer and materials for advanced energy storage.

Oleo Sponge

A technology for recovering oil and other petroleum products from water