DuPont - Northwestern - Dow

Collaborative Access Team


Located in Sector 5 of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, we operate a state-of-the-art x-ray facility for performing materials research and solving industrial problems.

View of the Huber diffractometer

Funding Support:

DND-CAT is supported through E. I. duPont de Nemours & Co., Northwestern University, The Dow Chemical Co., the State of Illinois through the Department of Commerce and the Board of Education (HECA), the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Research, and the US National Science Foundation Division of Materials Research. We are excited to announce the receipt of ARRA funding from NSF through the MRI-R2 program for a new detector system for station 5IDD .


The Northwestern Synchrotron Research Center manages both DND-CAT and LS-CAT on behalf of its partner institutions.


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