The Center for Nanoscale Materials is a premier user facility, providing expertise, instruments and infrastructure for interdisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Academic, industrial, and international researchers can access the center through its user program for both nonproprietary and proprietary research.
Argonne's Mira is the fourth-fastest supercomputer in the world, capable of carrying out 10 quadrillion calculations per second.
From left, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu talk with Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR) Director George Crabtree (center right) and Deputy Director Jeff Chamberlain (right) prior to the announcement of the creation of a five-year energy storage initiative led by Argonne on Nov. 30, 2012, in Chicago. JCESR brings together the national labs, academia and industry to help address the nation's energy challenges.