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August 31, 2015
News Feature
In a first-of-its-kind experiment, scientists got a textbook-worthy result that may change the way matter is probed at X-ray free-electron lasers.
The Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser at SLAC
July 23, 2015
News Feature
A researcher interviewed SLAC and Stanford administrators, scientists and Nobel laureates and sifted through archival materials to better understand the drivers for change in SLAC’s science mission.
Image - Olof Hallonsten
July 15, 2015
News Feature
In separate studies, researchers at Stanford and the University of Wisconsin-Madison report advances on chemical reactions essential to fuel-cell technology.
May 27, 2015
News Feature
Results from SIMES theorists pave the way for experiments that create and control new forms of matter with light.
Depiction of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb pattern to form graphene
March 18, 2015
News Feature
SLAC study of tiny nanocrystals provides new insight on the design and function of nanomaterials
Image - In this illustration, intense X-rays produced at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source strike nanowires to study an ultrafast "breathing" response in the crystals induced quadrillionths of a second earlier by pulses of optical laser light.
February 20, 2015
News Feature
Two new research projects support the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences in the study of exotic new materials that could enable future innovative electronic and photonic applications.
February 9, 2015
News Feature
Jens Nørskov, director of the SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis at Stanford and SLAC, has been named a member of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers.
November 20, 2014
News Feature
More than a dozen energy-storage companies have streamlined access to research facilities and expertise at SLAC under a new cooperative R&D agreement with CalCharge.
November 20, 2014
In this lecture, SLAC’s Ryan Coffee explains how researchers are beginning to use pattern recognition and machine learning to study chemical reactions at the level of atoms and molecules with the LCLS X-ray laser.
November 13, 2014
News Feature
The SLAC and Stanford professor and SUNCAT director is being honored for groundbreaking work in catalysis, which promotes chemical reactions in thousands of industrial processes.

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