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April 12, 2017
Press Release
Join us for five days of ultrafast science from April 17 to 21.
March 16, 2017
News Feature
Sila Kiliccote, Jodi Verleger and Lydia Young demonstrate what it means to live SLAC’s values.
March 14, 2017
News Feature
As it evolves, SLAC's linear accelerator illustrates some important technologies from the history of accelerator science.
January 31, 2017
News Feature
After 50 Years of Operation, One-third of the Lab’s Historic Linear Accelerator Is Extracted to Build Powerful New X-Ray Laser
photo - the empty accelerator tunnel
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 28, 2016
News Feature
During a recent shutdown, engineers installed new beamline technology and a 3-D virtual tour captured rare views of the synchrotron’s interior.
New in-vacuum undulator
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.

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