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July 17, 2020
Press Release
Marking the beginning of the LCLS-II era, the first phase of the major upgrade comes online.
new undulator hall
July 1, 2020
News Feature
A proposed device could expand the reach of X-ray lasers, opening new experimental avenues in biology, chemistry, materials science and physics.
x-ray laser oscillator
May 6, 2020
News Feature
Siegfried Glenzer's team and collaborators from Tel Aviv University are working on a method that could make proton accelerators 100 times smaller without giving up any of their power.
Glenzer-LaserProtonAcceleration
April 29, 2020
News Feature
It combines human knowledge and expertise with the speed and efficiency of “smart” computer algorithms.
Accelerator Control Room
April 21, 2020
News Feature
New research shows that when a bunch of electrons zooms through the middle of a ring-shaped laser beam, the bunch can wind up with higher quality and generate a brighter X-ray beam.
donut laser
March 5, 2020
News Feature
Researchers have squeezed a high-energy electron beam into tight bundles using terahertz radiation, a promising advance in watching the ultrafast world of atoms unfold.
Snively-Othman-UED
February 5, 2020
News Feature
SLAC scientists and collaborators are developing 3D copper printing techniques to build accelerator components.
3D-printed copper components
January 29, 2020
News Feature
Siqi Li develops connections with people and concepts while working on new technologies for accelerators.
Siqi Li headshot
January 8, 2020
News Feature
Just as engineers once compressed some of the power of room-sized mainframes into desktop PCs, so too have the researchers shown how to pack some of the punch delivered by today’s ginormous particle accelerators onto a tiny silicon chip.
ACHIP
December 2, 2019
Press Release
Called XLEAP, the new method will provide sharp views of electrons in chemical processes that take place in billionths of a billionth of a second and drive crucial aspects of life.
XLEAP

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