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April 5, 2022
News Feature
The leaders of SLAC's Technology Innovation Directorate discuss how their group supports the lab's most innovative projects.
TID senior managers
March 10, 2022
News Feature
The Rubin Observatory's LSST Camera will take enormously detailed images of the night sky from atop a mountain in Chile. Down below the mountain, high-speed computers will send the data out into the world. What happens in between?
March 9, 2022
News Feature
It’s a significant step in understanding these whirling quasiparticles and putting them to work in future semiconductor technologies.
A beam of light hits a semiconductor material, ejecting an electron (blue) which goes on to partner with a hole (orange) to form a whirling compound particle, the exciton.
March 7, 2022
News Feature
SLAC’s Matt Garrett and Susan Simpkins talk about tech transfer that brings innovations from the national lab to the people, including advances for medical devices and self-driving vehicles.
Tech Transfer
March 4, 2022
News Feature
The lab hosted two regional competitions this year. Winners of the Science Bowl regionals go on to nationals.
Screenshot of winning high school team Lynbrook
February 28, 2022
News Feature
A cellphone-sized device automatically adjusts a home's power use up or down to save the consumer money and increase the resiliency of the electric grid.
Aerial image of workers installing solar panels on a home
February 25, 2022
News Feature
A laser compressing an aluminum crystal provides a clearer view of a material’s plastic deformation, potentially leading to the design of stronger nuclear fusion materials and spacecraft shields.
an abstract illustration of rippling waves made of shining dots
February 16, 2022
News Feature
Researchers mimicked these extreme impacts in the lab and discovered new details about how they transform minerals in Earth’s crust.
meteor
February 14, 2022
News Feature
X-ray laser experiments show that intense light distorts the structure of a thermoelectric material in a unique way, opening a new avenue for controlling the properties of materials.
Illustration shows two ball-and-stick molecules in pink and red separated by a blurred streak representing how the first structure is slightly deformed into the second.
February 10, 2022
News Brief
Sandwiching wiggly proteins between two other layers allows scientists to get the most detailed images yet of a protein that’s key to the spread of acute myeloid leukemia.
Red molecules are sandwiched between a blue inner shell and purple outer shell.

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