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For the first time, DES scientists can combine measurements of the distribution of matter, galaxies, and galaxy clusters to advance our understanding of dark energy.
SSRL and LCLS scientists will help visiting research teams solve their experimental challenges, then apply what they’ve learned to help others work more efficiently.
Diagram of a complex molecule
The results have important implications for today’s TV and display screens and for future technologies where light takes the place of electrons and fluids.
Illustration of three quantum dot nanocrystals showing atomic-level changes when they are hit with laser light
It can help operators optimize the performance of X-ray lasers, electron microscopes, medical accelerators and other devices that depend on high-quality beams.
Virtual Diagnostics
Scientists have documented a process that makes these next-gen batteries lose charge – and eventuall...
This new understanding could aid the development of more efficient clean energy sources.
electron transfer
The latest advance from a research collaboration with industry could dramatically accelerate the dev...
Diagram with icons depicting how X-ray studies, machine learning and lab work (left) were used to study electrode nanoparticles (center) for batteries used in electric vehicles, consumer electronics and solar power (right)
Overseeing the safe disposal of chemicals and waste at SLAC has turned into an environmental mission...
Yolanda Pilastro portrait at SLAC
A better understanding of the failure process will help researchers design new materials that can be...
material failure