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SLAC researchers are developing the next generation of linear colliders, including superconducting colliders. Their research could also improve compact light sources and accelerators used in the medical field.

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Edelen draws on machine learning to fine tune particle accelerators, while Kurinsky develops dark matter detectors informed by quantum information science.

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The goal: develop plasma technologies that could shrink future accelerators up to 1,000 times, potentially paving the way for next-generation particle colliders and powerful...

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VIA Symmetry Magazine

Symmetry: Machine Evolution

Planning the next big science machine requires consideration of both the current landscape and the distant future.

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A video campaign shows international support for construction of the International Linear Collider.

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The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel’s report, released today, recommends a strategic path forward for US particle physics.

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A new system at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's X-ray laser narrows a rainbow spectrum of X-ray colors to a more intense band of light...

Photo - A view of the soft X-ray self-seeding system during installation in the Undulator Hall at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser. (Brad Plummer/SLAC)
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SLAC accelerator physicists have been instrumental in creating a vital part of a future Higgs boson-producing linear accelerator, from developing the initial design nearly...

Photo - SLAC members of the ATF2 collaboration