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December 18, 2017
News Feature
Innovations at SLAC, including the world’s shortest X-ray flashes, ultra-high-speed pulse trains and smart computer controls, promise to take ultrafast X-ray science to a whole new level.
Accelerators and Machine Learning
November 27, 2017
News Feature
In experiments with the lab’s ultrafast "electron camera," laser light hitting a material is almost completely converted into nuclear vibrations, which are key to switching a material’s properties on and off for future electronics and other applications.
UED Molybdenum Diselenide
November 7, 2017
News Feature
In October, SLAC installed the first of LCLS-II’s cryogenic “feed caps” and “end caps.”
October 24, 2017
News Feature
He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the advancement of accelerator physics, community service and education.
Alexander Chao
July 13, 2017
News Feature
The late artist June Schwarcz found inspiration in some unusual wrapping paper her husband brought home from the lab.
July 5, 2017
News Feature
A makeover of the historic Beam Switch Yard prepares the lab for the installation of the LCLS X-ray laser upgrade.
photo of BSY - see caption
May 3, 2017
News Feature
Claudio Pellegrini, a distinguished professor emeritus of physics at UCLA and adjunct professor of photon science at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Researchers at SLAC are already looking at the largely unexplored realm of attosecond science.
April 20, 2017
News Feature
Our ultrafast science factsheet gives an overview of the femtosecond world.
April 17, 2017
News Feature
Accelerator physicist Agostino Marinelli discusses how SLAC's X-ray laser makes femtosecond light.

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