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Experiments at SLAC’s X-ray laser reveal in atomic detail how two distinct liquid phases in these materials enable fast switching between glassy and crystalline states that represent 0s and 1s in memory devices.
Diagram of material switching between glassy and crystalline states
For mechanical engineer Sarah Edwards, SSRL is the ultimate classic car.
photo of Sarah Edwards
SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior...
Tungsten melting
The approach could advance our understanding of fundamental forces under extreme conditions with...
QED extreme