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Artificial intelligence (AI) simply means intelligence in machines, in contrast to natural intelligence found in humans and other natural organisms. Machine learning involves systems that automatically learn from the data they analyze and the results they obtain to improve their ability to work with that data in the future.

DOE explains... artificial intelligence

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A machine learning algorithm automatically extracts information to speed up – and extend – the study of materials with X-ray pulse pairs.

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An extension of the Stanford Research Computing Facility will host several data centers to handle the unprecedented data streams that will be produced by...

SRCF-II
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Knowing a magnet’s past will allow scientists to customize particle beams more precisely in the future. As accelerators stretch for higher levels of performance...

A magnet on a test stand inside SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
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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...

Tech Transfer
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Teaching machine learning the basics of accelerator physics is particularly useful in situations where actual data don’t exist.

SSRL
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She toured the lab’s powerful X-ray laser, looked at the construction of the world’s largest digital camera, and discussed climate research, industries of the...

Secretary Granholm virtual visit
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The lab will help fund the work of researchers who use artificial intelligence and machine learning to make energy systems more sustainable, affordable, resilient...

Portrait of Yi Cui, director of the Precourt Institute at Stanford
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From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature...

Panofsky fellows
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It can help operators optimize the performance of X-ray lasers, electron microscopes, medical accelerators and other devices that depend on high-quality beams.

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The latest advance from a research collaboration with industry could dramatically accelerate the development of sturdier batteries for fast-charging electric vehicles.

Studies of electrode nanoparticles for batteries.
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Most new materials are discovered near the proverbial shore. Now, scientists deploy artificial intelligence and high-throughput experimental techniques to search previously uncharted waters to...

A ship sails along a coastline, while a sea monster swims near an island where treasure can be found.