The technique can be used to study molecular phenomena and the forming and breaking of chemical bonds.
Physicist Tor Raubenheimer explores the world by climbing rocks and designing particle accelerators.
Experiments at SLAC’s X-ray laser reveal in atomic detail how two distinct liquid phases in these materials enable fast switching between glassy and crystalline states that represent 0s and 1s in memory devices.
What they learned could help manufacturers design more reliable and longer-lasting batteries for smartphones and cars.
Its electron beams will drive the generation of up to a million ultrabright X-ray flashes per second.
For mechanical engineer Sarah Edwards, SSRL is the ultimate classic car.
SLAC’s ‘electron camera’ films rapidly melting tungsten and reveals atomic-level material behavior that could impact the design of future reactors.
X-rays reveal an extinct mouse was dressed in brown to reddish fur on its back and sides and had a tiny white tummy.
Researchers produced an underwater sound with an intensity that eclipses that of a rocket launch while investigating what happens when they blast tiny jets of water with X-ray laser pulses.
A better understanding of how these receptors work could enable scientists to design better therapeutics for sleep disorders, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.