Yi Cui and colleagues have developed new ways to improve hydrogen production and rechargeable zinc batteries.
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.
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.
Precisely flawed nanodiamonds could produce next-generation tools for imaging and communications.
Many technologies rely upon nanomaterials that can absorb or release atoms quickly and repeatedly. New work provides a first look inside these phase-changing nanoparticles.
Laser light exposes the properties of materials used in batteries and electronics.
Computer simulations and lab experiments help researchers understand the violent universe and could potentially lead to new technologies that benefit humankind.
Adding pressure could improve the performance of solar cells made of perovskites, a promising photovoltaic material.
Scientists have used X-rays to observe exactly how silver electrical contacts form during manufacturing of solar modules.
Toward next-generation electronics, better medications and green energy solutions: "The First Five Years" point to a bright future of high-impact discovery at LCLS.