X-ray Imaging

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March 22, 2018
News Feature
With X-ray imaging at SLAC’s synchrotron, scientists uncovered a 6th century translation of a book by the Greek-Roman doctor Galen. The words had been scraped off the parchment manuscript and written over with hymns in the 11th century.
hands holding an old book page in front of synchrotron X-ray imaging equipment
March 7, 2018
News Feature
Using SLAC’s X-ray laser, researchers have made detailed 3-D images of nanoscale biology, with future applications in the study of air pollution, combustion and catalytic processes.
Colorful image formed from multiple X-ray diffraction patterns.
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.
October 16, 2017
News Feature
About 400 people attended the annual conference and workshops for scientists who conduct experiments at SLAC’s light sources.
Birds-eye view of the poster session
September 11, 2017
News Feature
Kumar’s work, carried out in part at SSRL, explains how memristors work – a new class of electronic devices with applications in next-generation information storage and computing.
photo of Suhas Kumar at SSRL
August 17, 2017
News Feature
With SLAC’s X-ray laser, scientists captured a virus changing shape and rearranging its genome to invade a cell.
The AMO (Atomic, Molecular & Optical Science) instrument
August 2, 2017
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Over the next five years they’ll work on getting significantly more information about how catalysts work and improving biological imaging methods.
Cornelius Gati and Franklin Fuller, the 2017 Panofsky fellows at SLAC
January 11, 2017
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Using an electric field, researchers drew magnetic designs in nonmagnetic material. These efforts could lead to new types of storage devices.
November 22, 2016
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Paleontologist Phil Manning describes the “Imaging Life on Earth” project at TEDxCharleston.
November 7, 2016
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Focused X-rays reveal how rocks under high pressure transform into different materials.

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