After 30 years in industry, he is leading a new focus at the lab’s SSRL X-ray light source and looking for ways to build on research strengths at SLAC and Stanford.
Paleontologist Phil Manning describes the “Imaging Life on Earth” project at TEDxCharleston.
New X-ray methods have captured the highest resolution room-temperature images of photosystem II.
The team determined the 3-D structure of a biomolecule by tagging it with selenium atoms and taking hundreds of thousands of images.
Focused X-rays reveal how rocks under high pressure transform into different materials.
Two recently funded computing projects work toward developing cutting-edge scientific applications for future exascale supercomputers that can perform at least a billion billion computing operations per second.
During a recent shutdown, engineers installed new beamline technology and a 3-D virtual tour captured rare views of the synchrotron’s interior.
For the first time, scientists at SLAC’s X-ray laser have created bright, three-colored X-ray pulses.
The event drew more than 400 participants, with workshops and presentations focusing on collaborations and new technology at SLAC’s light sources.
Beams of X-rays uncover surprising techniques in the creation of art on ancient Greek pottery.