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February 21, 2019
News Feature
A better understanding of these systems will aid in developing next-generation energy technologies.
synchronized molecules
December 3, 2018
News Feature
New research will help in the quest to design low-cost drugs that can tackle postpartum bleeding and other conditions without severe side effects.
Misoprostol and EP3 receptor
November 7, 2018
Press Release
In a major step forward, SLAC’s X-ray laser captures all four stable states of the process that produces the oxygen we breathe, as well as fleeting steps in between. The work opens doors to understanding the past and creating a greener future.
Atomic movie
November 1, 2018
News Feature
Revealed for the first time by a new X-ray laser technique, their surprisingly unruly response has profound implications for designing and controlling materials.
Illustration of laser light setting off vibrations in material
October 30, 2018
News Feature
The initiative will give scientists more access to powerful lasers at universities and labs.
MEC LaserNet
October 19, 2018
News Feature
Switches like this one, discovered with SLAC’s ultrafast ‘electron camera’, could offer a new, simple path to storing data in next-generation devices.
Single Pulse Material Switch
October 2, 2018
News Feature
In a first, researchers measure extremely small and fast changes that occur in plasma when it’s zapped with a laser. Their technique will have applications in astrophysics, medicine and fusion energy.
LCLS Plasma Expansion
October 1, 2018
News Feature
The annual conference for scientists who conduct research at SLAC’s light sources engaged about 470 researchers in talks, workshops and discussions.
Users' Conference 2018
July 26, 2018
News Feature
Their work will deepen our understanding of matter in extreme conditions and fundamental particle physics.
Panofsky Fellows 2018
July 5, 2018
Press Release
To break, or not to break: An unprecedented atomic movie captures the moment when molecules decide how to respond to light.
UED Bond Breaking

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