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Contact: Andy Freeberg
DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

LCLS Self-Seeding Hardware

Caption: To create a precise X-ray band and make the Linac Coherent Light Source even more "laser-like," researchers installed this chamber with a slice of diamond crystal. The new hardware sits halfway down the 130-meter bank of magnets where the X-rays are generated.

Credit: Photo by Matt Beardsley, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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