The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

“Inside the Advanced Photon Source” Inside the latest Argonne Now

The summer 2012 issue of Argonne Now carries a story entitled “Inside the Advanced Photon Source” that gives an overview of the facility and some of the research carried out here. The 37-page issue features a number of articles that underscore the wide range of research at Argonne.

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