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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


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SLAC scientists win prizes for X-ray laser work

SLAC scientists win prizes for X-ray laser work

Three scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory received international prizes for their achievements in free-electron laser science, a field that has rapidly accelerated since the launch of SLAC's X-ray laser five years ago.

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Plastics in motion: Exploring the world of polymers

In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory using SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, scientists unraveled the complex behavior of polystyrene, a popular polymer found in packing foams and plastic cups, with a sequence of ultrabright X-ray laser pulses. Their work is detailed in the Aug. 11 edition of Scientific Reports.

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Plastics in motion: Exploring the world of polymers

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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
23-Jun-2014
Scientists use X-rays to look at how DNA protects itself from UV light
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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

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