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April 14, 2021
News Feature
Exploring and manipulating the behavior of polar vortices in materials may lead to new technology for faster data transfer and storage.
polar vortices
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
March 24, 2021
News Brief
It can help operators optimize the performance of X-ray lasers, electron microscopes, medical accelerators and other devices that depend on high-quality beams.
Virtual Diagnostics
March 11, 2021
News Feature
This new understanding could aid the development of more efficient clean energy sources.
electron transfer
February 23, 2021
News Feature
A better understanding of the failure process will help researchers design new materials that can better withstand intense events such as high-velocity impacts.
material failure
February 4, 2021
News Feature
Scientists get dramatically better resolution at X-ray free-electron lasers with a new technique.
timingjitter
January 19, 2021
News Feature
Knowledge of physics and a love of challenges fuel May Ling Ng’s quest for nanometer perfection in the smooth surfaces of mirrors used at SLAC’s X-ray laser.
A woman stands in a long hallway with scientific equipment
January 4, 2021
News Feature
These fleeting disruptions, seen for the first time in lead hybrid perovskites, may help explain why these materials are exceptionally good at turning sunlight into electrical current in solar cells.
An illustration shows polarons as bubbles of distortion in a perovskite lattice
December 17, 2020
News Feature
The results, which show that ultrafast atomic motions are the first step in forming a magnetic state, could lead to faster and more efficient data storage devices.
Charge transfer

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