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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 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.
April 27, 2016
News Feature
New ‘GREEN-RF’ Technology Recycles Energy that Would Otherwise Go to Waste in Accelerating Particles for Science, Medicine, Industry
Looking down the SLAC Klystron Gallery.
April 26, 2016
News Feature
Accelerator scientists are in demand at labs and beyond.
March 22, 2016
News Feature
CERN physicist Edda Gschwendtner explains why we need big machines to study tiny particles.
January 26, 2016
News Feature
The emptiest parts of the universe aren’t so empty after all.
January 7, 2016
News Feature
Learn some particle accelerator basics from a Fermilab accelerator operator.
December 17, 2015
What’s it like working on experiments over the holidays?
November 19, 2015
Press Release
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded $13.5 million for an international effort to build a working particle accelerator the size of a shoebox based on an innovative technology known as “accelerator on a chip.”
Three accelerator chips on a finger