Understanding how a material’s electrons interact with vibrations of its nuclear lattice could help design and control novel materials, from solar cells to high-temperature superconductors.
The scientists develop methods to study neutrinos from star explosions and search for unknown particles and forces with possible ties to dark matter.
The mirrors only differ by one atom in flatness, from end to end.
A new device at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory allows researchers to explore the properties and dynamics of molecules with circularly polarized, or spiraling, light.
Finding ways to handle torrents of data from LSST and LCLS-II will also advance “exascale” computing.
Taken at SLAC, microscopic footage of exploding liquids will give researchers more control over experiments at X-ray lasers.
The lab’s signature particle highway prepares to enter another era of transformative science as the home of the LCLS-II X-ray laser.
Using data from the world’s most powerful X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, an international team of scientists has made a crucial advance in analyzing ultrafast motions of molecules.
Upgrade will sharpen our view of nature’s atomic processes at work, aiding the development of a number of transformative technologies.
President Obama honored a SLAC and UCLA scientist for work that paved the way for the brightest sources of X-ray light on the planet.