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August 15, 2017
Tripling the energy and refining the shape of optical laser pulses at LCLS’s Matter in Extreme Conditions instrument allows researchers to recreate...
Laser engineers with the upgraded Matter in Extreme Conditions optical laser
August 14, 2017
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are on a quest to solve one of physics’ biggest mysteries: What exa
LZ Dark Matter Detector
August 10, 2017
Zeeshan Ahmed, Frederico Fiuza and Emilio Nanni will each receive about $2.5 million over five years to pursue cutting-edge research into cosmic...
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners

Press Releases

August 3, 2017
SLAC and Stanford astrophysicists made crucial contributions to the galaxy survey, showing that the universe clumps and expands as predicted by our...
Blanco Telescope
July 31, 2017
A serendipitous discovery lets researchers spy on this self-assembly process for the first time with SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron. What they learn will...
Illustration of nanocrystals forming into superlattices at SLAC's SSRL
July 26, 2017
SLAC’s ultrafast “electron camera” reveals unusual atomic motions that could be crucial for the efficiency of next-generation perovskite solar cells...
UED Perovskites