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July 11, 2017
News Feature
The research team was able to watch energy from light flow through atomic ripples in a molecule. Such insights may provide new ways to develop a class of materials that improve efficiency and reduce the size of applications like solar cells and memory storage devices.
View of the The X-ray Pump Probe instrument at SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source.
July 6, 2017
Press Release
Extraordinarily precise measurements -- within millionths of a billionth of a second and a billionth of a hair's breadth -- show this ‘electron-phonon coupling’ can be far stronger than predicted, and could potentially play a role in unconventional superconductivity.
Illustration of a laser beam triggering atomic vibrations in iron selenide
June 19, 2017
News Feature
A recent discovery by scientists from the SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis could lead to a new, more sustainable way to make ethanol without corn or other crops.
June 14, 2017
News Feature
Propagating “charge density wave” fluctuations are seen in superconducting copper oxides for the first time.
Illustration of electronic behavior in copper oxide materials
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Mike Dunne answers questions about ultrafast science.
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Researchers at SLAC are already looking at the largely unexplored realm of attosecond science.
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Aaron Lindenberg, associate professor at Stanford and SLAC, talks about how he combines X-ray and electron techniques to understand and engineer novel materials.
April 20, 2017
News Feature
Our ultrafast science factsheet gives an overview of the femtosecond world.
April 20, 2017
News Feature
Read about how SLAC professor Siegfried Glenzer creates extreme conditions like those in the cores of planets and studies nuclear fusion.
April 19, 2017
News Feature
Take a digital tour of the undulators and near experimental hall at the Linac Coherent Light Source.

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