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September 20, 2016
News Feature
The fellowship will support their research into developing new methods of imaging tiny particles and understanding the properties of the Higgs boson.
July 20, 2016
News Feature
Now the startup, Lumeras LLC, has a viable commercial product, and scientists have a new tool for studying the behavior of complex materials.
Lumeras founder Andrew Merriam, left, and SLAC/Stanford Professor Zhi-Xun Shen with a tabletop laser the company developed
June 6, 2016
News Feature
Manipulating electron beams of X-ray lasers with regular laser light could potentially open up new scientific avenues.
June 6, 2016
News Feature
A SLAC/Stanford study opens a new path to producing laser pulses that are just billionths of a billionth of a second long by inducing ‘high harmonic generation’ in a solid.
Stanford graduate student Georges Ndabashimiye in the PULSE Institute laser lab
April 20, 2016
News Feature
Laser light exposes the properties of materials used in batteries and electronics.
April 15, 2016
News Feature
Computer simulations and lab experiments help researchers understand the violent universe and could potentially lead to new technologies that benefit humankind.
January 21, 2016
News Feature
For the first time in three years, LCLS has added a new instrument to its set of experimental stations. See photos of the brand new MFX hutch, LCLS’s seventh instrument.
November 19, 2015
Press Release
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded $13.5 million for an international effort to build a working particle accelerator the size of a shoebox based on an innovative technology known as “accelerator on a chip.”
Three accelerator chips on a finger
November 5, 2015
Press Release
A team led by SLAC scientists combined powerful magnetic pulses with some of the brightest X-rays on the planet to discover a surprising 3-D effect that appears linked to a mysterious phenomenon known as high-temperature superconductivity.
Image - In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a superconductor material to study the behavior of its electrons. (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
October 5, 2015
News Feature
A 200-terawatt laser at SLAC will synchronize with X-ray laser pulses to precisely measure more extreme temperatures and pressures in exotic forms of matter.
Image - Eduardo Granados inspects a large titanium sapphire crystal, the operative component in a newly upgraded high-power laser system that is designed to work in conjunction with a unique X-ray laser at SLAC.

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