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July 26, 2017
Press Release
SLAC’s ultrafast “electron camera” reveals unusual atomic motions that could be crucial for the efficiency of next-generation perovskite solar cells.
UED Perovskites
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.
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.
August 26, 2015
Press Release
A SLAC-led research team working at the lab’s FACET facility has demonstrated a new way of accelerating positrons that could help develop smaller, more economical future particle colliders.
November 5, 2014
Press Release
Scientists have demonstrated that a promising technique for accelerating electrons on waves of hot plasma is efficient enough to power a new generation of shorter, more economical accelerators.
July 16, 2014
News Feature
Following an absence of six years, beams of positrons – the antimatter twins of electrons – are once more streaming through SLAC's linear accelerator to waiting experiments.
Photo – FACET instruments, including plasma oven for plasma wakefield experiments.
March 12, 2014
News Feature
Stanford graduate student Spencer Gessner has received a Siemann fellowship to help him continue his research into cutting-edge accelerator physics at SLAC's Facility for Advanced Accelerator Experimental Tests.
Photo – Spencer Gessner, 2014 Siemann Fellow
October 24, 2013
News Feature
FACET postdoc Sébastien Corde has been recognized not once, not twice, not three times, but four times for his research into developing small, economical sources of X-rays using laser-plasma interactions.
Photo – Sébastien Corde, an accelerator physicist at SLAC, accepts the John Dawson Thesis Prize from plasma physicist Robert Bingham. (Scott Green)
September 3, 2013
News Feature
Crews will install a powerful new instrument, start assembling a new "self-seeding" system that will focus soft X-ray laser pulses into a bright, narrow band of colors, and upgrade several laser systems during two months of routine downtime at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser.
Photo - Component for a high-power laser upgrade at t...

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