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October 12, 2020
Press Release
FACET-II will pave the way for a future generation of particle colliders and powerful light sources, opening avenues in high-energy physics, medicine, and materials, biological and energy science.
FACET II
September 30, 2020
News Feature
Daniel Ratner, head of SLAC’s machine learning initiative, explains the lab’s unique opportunities to advance scientific discovery through machine learning.
Daniel Ratner
September 23, 2020
News Brief
It uses terahertz radiation to power a miniscule copper accelerator structure.
Terahertz acclerator structure
September 14, 2020
News Brief
This leap in capability will allow scientists to investigate quantum and chemical systems more directly than ever before.
SXU
August 25, 2020
News Feature
Their work uses machine learning to transform the way scientists tune particle accelerators for experiments and solve longstanding mysteries in astrophysics and cosmology.
Portraits of Auralee Edelen and Kimmy Wu
August 14, 2020
News Feature
The technique could improve the efficiency of data collection and pave the way for new kinds of experiments.
undulatorhall
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

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