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September 11, 2017
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Kumar’s work, carried out in part at SSRL, explains how memristors work – a new class of electronic devices with applications in next-generation information storage and computing.
photo of Suhas Kumar at SSRL
August 25, 2017
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The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into the matter-antimatter imbalance of the universe.
Blair Ratcliff 2017 DPF Instrumentation Award
August 18, 2017
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The Scripps researcher is honored for groundbreaking research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource that accelerated the development of a vaccine for deadly Lassa fever.
Photo - Kathryn Hastie, staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute
August 10, 2017
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Zeeshan Ahmed, Frederico Fiuza and Emilio Nanni will each receive about $2.5 million over five years to pursue cutting-edge research into cosmic inflation, plasma acceleration and using terahertz waves to accelerate particles.
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners
August 9, 2017
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Following the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) general election, Philip Bucksbaum will be vice president of APS in 2018 – an election that places him in the presidential line. He will become president-elect in 2019 and president in 2020.
photo of Philip Bucksbaum
June 27, 2017
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The award recognizes the Stanford/SLAC professor’s pioneering work in the fields of energy and nanomaterials science.
Photo - Yi Cui SLAC/Stanford professor
May 3, 2017
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Claudio Pellegrini, a distinguished professor emeritus of physics at UCLA and adjunct professor of photon science at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
March 16, 2017
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Sila Kiliccote, Jodi Verleger and Lydia Young demonstrate what it means to live SLAC’s values.
October 11, 2016
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The prize, shared with Sekazi Mtingwa and Anton Piwinski, honors theoretical work that helped sharpen the focus of beams at a wide variety of particle accelerators.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
September 20, 2016
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The fellowship will support their research into developing new methods of imaging tiny particles and understanding the properties of the Higgs boson.

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