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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

Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

A new study, based on an experiment at SLAC's X-ray laser, pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity -- the ability to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency -- in a promising copper-oxide material.

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'Smart window' material may make better batteries

Windows that darken to filter out sunlight in response to electric current, function much like batteries. Now, X-ray studies at SLAC provide a crystal-clear view into how this color-changing material behaves in a working battery -- information that could benefit next-generation rechargeable batteries.

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'Smart window' material may make better batteries

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Lab Contact Info

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

Lab Publications

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Lab News Releases
21-Nov-2013
Will 2-D tin be the next super material?
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

22-Oct-2013
Copper shock: An atomic-scale stress test
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

11-Jun-2013
Research paints new picture of 'dinobird' feathers
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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