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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
SLAC NATIONAL
ACCELERATOR LABORATORY

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is one of the world 's leading research laboratories. Established in 1962, it is located at Stanford University in Menlo Park, CA. Our mission is to design, construct and operate state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research.

www.slac.stanford.edu


Features

Researchers see 'spin current' in motion for the first time

Researchers see 'spin current' in motion for the first time

Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have for the first time seen a spin current -- an inherent magnetic property common to all electrons -- as it travels across materials. The result, which revealed a surprising loss of current along the way, is an important step toward realizing a next-generation breed of electronics known as 'spintronics.'

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Global team seeks individual X-ray portraits of active viruses, bacteria and cell components

A major international collaboration launched by the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is laying the technical groundwork for taking individual, atomic-scale portraits of intact viruses, living bacteria and other microscopic samples using the brightest X-ray light on Earth.

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Global team seeks individual X-ray portraits of active viruses, bacteria and cell components

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Andrew Freeberg
Phone: 650-926-4359
Email: afreeberg@slac.stanford.edu
Location: Menlo Park, CA

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Lab News Releases
31-Aug-2015
World's most powerful digital camera sees construction green light
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

19-Jun-2015
New 'molecular movie' reveals ultrafast chemistry in motion
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

9-Jan-2015
World's most powerful camera receives funding approval
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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