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February 25, 2015
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A new study shows that crystals could become a valuable tool to control and manipulate electron beams in next-generation X-ray light sources and particle colliders.
February 5, 2015
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A video campaign shows international support for construction of the International Linear Collider.
December 3, 2014
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SLAC and RadiaBeam Systems have teamed up to construct a “dechirper” that will allow scientists to adjust the “color spectrum” of X-ray pulses in pioneering LCLS experiments.
November 11, 2014
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Forty years ago, two different research groups announced the discovery of the same new particle and redefined how physicists view the universe.
October 21, 2014
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SLAC will participate in Discovery Days at AT&T Park – the concluding highlight of the fourth annual Bay Area Science Festival.
Image - “Discovery Days” at AT&T Park transforms the home of the San Francisco Giants into a science wonderland. SLAC will have two booths this year. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
September 29, 2014
CERN celebrates six decades of peaceful collaboration for science.
September 11, 2014
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Three scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have received international prizes for their achievements in free-electron laser science.
Image - From left, SLAC's Erik Hemsing, Zhirong Huang and William Fawley accept awards during the 36th International Free Electron Laser Conference in Basel, Switzerland. At right is SLAC's Paul Emma, who served as this year's FEL Prize committee chairman
July 29, 2014
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Researchers at SLAC collaborate with small businesses to develop technology so it can benefit the world at large.
A copper acceleration cavity with an extremely thin coating of tungsten.
July 3, 2014
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At UXSS, 90 graduate students and postdocs from all over the world got a crash course in how to do research at X-ray lasers such as LCLS.
Archana Raja, a graduate student at Columbia University, explains her group’s poster presentation at SLAC’s Ultrafast X-ray Summer Seminar.
June 23, 2014
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A new result from the Large Hadron Collider strengthens the case that the Higgs interacts with both types of particles in the Standard Model.