LCLS Macromolecular Femtosecond Crystallography (MFX)

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January 19, 2022
News Feature
High-speed X-ray free-electron lasers have unlocked the crystal structures of small molecules relevant to chemistry and materials science, proving a new method that could advance semiconductor and solar cell development.
November 16, 2021
News Feature
A better understanding of this process could inform the next generation of artificial photosynthetic systems that produce clean and renewable energy.
water droplets on plant
April 22, 2021
News Feature
Derived from microscopic algae, the rare, light-driven enzyme converts fatty acids into starting ingredients for solvents and fuels.
Illustration of molecular structure of an enzyme that is powered by sunlight
March 26, 2021
News Feature
SSRL and LCLS scientists will help visiting research teams solve their experimental challenges, then apply what they’ve learned to help others work more efficiently.
Diagram of a complex molecule
May 20, 2020
News Feature
Understanding nature’s process could inform the next generation of artificial photosynthetic systems that produce clean and renewable energy from sunlight and water.
Photosystem II
December 16, 2019
News Brief
What they learned could lead to a better understanding of how antibiotics are broken down in the body, potentially leading to the development of more effective drugs.
October 1, 2019
News Feature
She is recognized for two decades of innovation and excellence at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
Aina Cohen
April 10, 2019
News Feature
In the decade since LCLS produced its first light, it has pushed boundaries in countless areas of discovery.
Undulator Hall
August 6, 2018
News Feature
A new imaging technique is allowing researchers to pinpoint ways of modifying drugs to avoid side effects.
Hasan DeMirci Ribosome
December 8, 2017
News Feature
Here's a glimpse of what we've been up to during the last experimental run – from June to November 2017 – at the Linac Coherent Light Source.
A research collaboration in the CXI control room.

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