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April 15, 2019
Press Release
First direct look at how atoms move when a ring-shaped molecule breaks apart could boost our understanding of fundamental processes of life.
Molecular Movie in HD Art
April 10, 2019
News Feature
In the decade since LCLS produced its first light, it has pushed boundaries in countless areas of discovery.
Undulator Hall
April 3, 2019
News Feature
SLAC researchers say their new method could make it easier to study interactions of ultrabright X-rays with matter
Pump-probe ghost imaging
February 22, 2019
News Feature
SLAC Director Chi-Chang Kao spoke to the Stanford University Faculty Senate at its Feb. 21 meeting.
Chi-Chang Kao at Stanford Faculty Senate meeting
December 13, 2018
Press Release
SLAC scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole’s plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research on Earth.
Cosmic particle accelerators
November 28, 2018
Press Release
SLAC and Stanford researchers secure support for two projects that share one goal: to reduce the side effects of radiation therapy by vastly shrinking the length of a typical session.
Radiation Therapy
October 23, 2018
News Feature
An advisory committee is evaluating proposals for first experiments at SLAC’s future FACET-II accelerator facility.
FACET-II First Electrons
October 19, 2018
News Feature
Switches like this one, discovered with SLAC’s ultrafast ‘electron camera’, could offer a new, simple path to storing data in next-generation devices.
Single Pulse Material Switch
July 5, 2018
Press Release
To break, or not to break: An unprecedented atomic movie captures the moment when molecules decide how to respond to light.
UED Bond Breaking
June 28, 2018
Press Release
SLAC’s high-speed ‘electron camera’ shows for the first time the coexistence of solid and liquid in laser-heated gold, providing new clues for designing materials that can withstand extreme conditions.
UED Gold Melting

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