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At the Machine Shop, Pete Franco crafts beautiful, intricate and precise parts for the lab’s latest scientific tools.
Pete Franco at the SLAC Machine Shop
The early-career award honors a promising leader in X-ray free-electron laser research.
elisa
The annual conference for scientists who conduct research at SLAC’s light sources engaged more than 1,700 researchers in talks, workshops and discussions.
2020 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting
Adding polymers and fireproofing to a battery’s current collectors makes it lighter, safer and about 20% more efficient.
Conceptual illustration of advantages of redesigned current collector
Rubin Observatory will bring new capabilities to the studies of dark matter and dark energy.
FACET-II will pave the way for a future generation of particle colliders and powerful light sources,...
FACET II
No human cell can function without these tiny machines, which cause disease when they go haywire and...
Illustration of molecular Ferris wheel moving protons
Daniel Ratner, head of SLAC’s machine learning initiative, explains the lab’s unique opportunities t...
Daniel Ratner
It uses terahertz radiation to power a miniscule copper accelerator structure.
Terahertz acclerator structure