Argonne National Laboratory

As a U.S. Department of Energy Office Science national laboratory, Argonne conducts research and development in many areas of basic and applied science and engineering:
  • Basic science: seeks to understand how nature works. This research includes experimental and theoretical work in materials science, physics, chemistry, biology, high-energy physics, and mathematics and computer science, including high performance computing.
  • Applied science and engineering helps to find practical solutions to society’s problems. These programs focus primarily on energy resources, environmental management and national security.

Summaries of Available Technologies

Read the following summaries about the technologies available to license from the Argonne National Laboratory.

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Patents associated with this Lab are reviewed and updated quarterly. Some patents may no longer be maintained or available for licensing.

Number Date issued Title
10,261,042 04/16/2019 Stationary probe rotating disk electrode
10,249,420 04/02/2019 Continuous winding magnets using thin film conductors without resistive joints
10,249,399 04/02/2019 Production of isotopes using high power proton beams
10,243,660 03/26/2019 Ultrafast all-optical modulation of the visible and infrared spectrum with nanorod arrays
10,239,978 03/26/2019 Redox active colloidal particles for flow batteries
10,230,124 03/12/2019 Gravity induced flow cell
10,221,466 03/05/2019 Molybdenum recovery from aqueous nitric acid solution by solvent extraction
10,220,378 03/05/2019 Semiconductor-metal nanoparticle hybrids with natural and artificial proton pump for hydrogen production
10,214,428 02/26/2019 Electrode materials for rechargeable battery
10,199,129 02/05/2019 Method for radionuclide contaminatecontaminant mitigation


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