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September 9, 2019
News Feature
SUNCAT researchers discover a way to improve a key step in these conversions, and explore what it would take to turn the climate-changing gas into valuable products on an industrial scale.
Diagram of scheme for turning CO2 from smokestacks into products
August 28, 2019
Press Release
Made with ‘Jenga chemistry,’ the discovery could help crack the mystery of how high-temperature superconductors work.
Illustration of 'Jenga chemistry' step of making new superconductor
July 10, 2019
News Feature
Combined with the lab’s LCLS X-ray laser, it’ll provide unprecedented atomic views of some of nature’s speediest processes.
Alex Reid - UED
June 26, 2019
Press Release
A new twist on cryo-EM imaging reveals what’s going on inside MOFs, highly porous nanoparticles with big potential for storing fuel, separating gases and removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Images of cryo-EM equipment, CO2 molecule in cage
June 14, 2019
News Feature
Experiments at SLAC’s X-ray laser reveal in atomic detail how two distinct liquid phases in these materials enable fast switching between glassy and crystalline states that represent 0s and 1s in memory devices.
Diagram of material switching between glassy and crystalline states
May 8, 2019
News Feature
A laser technique lets researchers see how potentially dangerous growths form in batteries.
Microscopic images of lithium metal buildup in batteries
May 1, 2019
News Feature
Both are professors at Stanford and SLAC, where Martinez is an investigator with the Stanford PULSE Institute.
Stanford and SLAC professors Todd Martinez, left, and William Weis
April 15, 2019
Press Release
First direct look at how atoms move when a ring-shaped molecule breaks apart could boost our understanding of fundamental processes of life.
Molecular Movie in HD Art
April 8, 2019
News Feature
He helped lay the groundwork for SLAC’s LCLS X-ray laser and for the institute, which was founded to explore the science LCLS would enable.
David Reis headshot
April 3, 2019
News Feature
SLAC researchers say their new method could make it easier to study interactions of ultrabright X-rays with matter
Pump-probe ghost imaging

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