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The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne is a DOE Office of Science user facility providing researchers from across the globe with world-class expertise and instrumentation for multidisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

Academic, industrial and international researchers can access CNM through our user program for both nonproprietary and proprietary research. Access is provided at no cost to users for research that is in the public domain and intended for publication.

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Research Highlights

State preparation of quantum algorithms for quantum chemistry

In a Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation paper, researchers compare two approaches for state preparation of the localized active space–unitary coupled cluster algorithm to enhance quantum chemistry computations.

Versatile electrochemical reduction of CO₂ by varying the size of tin catalysts

In a Journal of the American Chemical Society paper, researchers demonstrated versatile electrochemical reduction of CO2 by varying the size of tin catalysts.

Coating for Ni-rich oxide cathode yields fast charging and long-term cycling

In a paper in Nature Energy, researchers report an epitaxial entropy-assisted coating for Ni-rich cathodes that can withstand rapid charging and yield prolonged battery life.

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