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November 9, 2016
News Feature
The team determined the 3-D structure of a biomolecule by tagging it with selenium atoms and taking hundreds of thousands of images.
November 3, 2016
News Feature
Two recently funded computing projects work toward developing cutting-edge scientific applications for future exascale supercomputers that can perform at least a billion billion computing operations per second.
October 11, 2016
News Feature
The prize, shared with Sekazi Mtingwa and Anton Piwinski, honors theoretical work that helped sharpen the focus of beams at a wide variety of particle accelerators.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
August 31, 2016
Press Release
Method creates new opportunities for studies of extremely fast processes in biology, chemistry and materials science.
July 12, 2016
News Feature
What’s the difference between a synchrotron and a cyclotron, anyway?
July 11, 2016
News Feature
Four Stanford students receive funding for work on novel accelerators and beams for SLAC's X-ray laser.
June 15, 2016
News Feature
A new device at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory allows researchers to explore the properties and dynamics of molecules with circularly polarized, or spiraling, light.
Electrons spiral through the Delta undulator.
June 6, 2016
News Feature
Manipulating electron beams of X-ray lasers with regular laser light could potentially open up new scientific avenues.
June 2, 2016
News Feature
Researchers have reached another milestone in the development of a promising technology that could lead to more efficient and powerful particle accelerators.
May 4, 2016
News Feature
The lab’s signature particle highway prepares to enter another era of transformative science as the home of the LCLS-II X-ray laser.

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