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February 5, 2019
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New research offers the first complete picture of why a promising approach of stuffing more lithium into battery cathodes leads to their failure. A better understanding of this could be the key to smaller phone batteries and electric cars that drive farther between charges.
high capacity batteries
January 30, 2019
News Feature
Physicists often find thrifty, ingenious ways to reuse equipment and resources.
January 23, 2019
News Feature
“The Worlds Within” and “Fabrication of the Accelerator Structure,” now available digitally in high fidelity, tell the story of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center’s inception and construction.
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January 14, 2019
News Feature
Using an X-ray laser, researchers watched atoms rotate on the surface of a material that was demagnetized in millionths of a billionth of a second.
magnetism
January 8, 2019
News Feature
Scientists, including researchers at SLAC, have only just begun to study the remarkably detailed map they created of a portion of the sky.
DES End of Observations
January 7, 2019
News Feature
Detailed observations of iridium atoms at work could help make catalysts that drive chemical reactions smaller, cheaper and more efficient.
Depiction of four techniques used to study a single-atom catalyst
January 7, 2019
News Feature
Ultrafast manipulation of material properties with light could stimulate the development of novel electronics, including quantum computers.
Topological Switch Lead Art
December 13, 2018
Press Release
SLAC scientists find a new way to explain how a black hole’s plasma jets boost particles to the highest energies observed in the universe. The results could also prove useful for fusion and accelerator research on Earth.
Cosmic particle accelerators
December 6, 2018
News Feature
The SIMES researcher was a rare theorist who concerned himself with the implications of his abstract ideas about new quantum states of matter on experiments and future technologies.
Shoucheng Zhang
December 3, 2018
News Feature
During the last four years, LHC scientists have filled in gaps in our knowledge and tested the boundaries of the Standard Model.
Photo LHC Second Season

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