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January 12, 2021
News Feature
The results suggest a possible feedback that could help trap carbon in the ocean’s low-oxygen zones, but the impact on climate change remains unclear.
Scientists watch from a ship deck as a sample is hauled in from the ocean.
October 28, 2020
News Brief
Scientists at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource will study plastics and biologically-motivated processes that break them down in hopes of finding more efficient ways to “upcycle” them.
Clear plastic bottles
October 16, 2020
News Feature
The annual conference for scientists who conduct research at SLAC’s light sources engaged more than 1,700 researchers in talks, workshops and discussions.
2020 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting
September 17, 2020
News Feature
The honor recognizes his research on technologies for removing toxic chemicals from water.
Arsenic water research at SSRL
September 14, 2020
News Brief
This leap in capability will allow scientists to investigate quantum and chemical systems more directly than ever before.
SXU
September 10, 2020
News Feature
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For decades Z-X Shen has ridden a wave of curiosity about the strange behavior of electrons that can levitate magnets.
Portrait of Stanford and SLAC Professor Z-X Shen
August 20, 2020
News Feature
The ePix10k detector is ready to advance science at SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser and at facilities around the world.
ePix10k
August 6, 2020
News Brief
The technique they used will offer insight into many different chemical reactions.
hydroxyl radical
July 27, 2020
News Brief
In a new perspective, SLAC and University of Paderborn scientists argue that research at synchrotrons could help improve water-purifying materials in ways that might not otherwise be possible.
Cracked, dry earth landscape
July 17, 2020
Press Release
Marking the beginning of the LCLS-II era, the first phase of the major upgrade comes online.
new undulator hall

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