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June 16, 2011 — LCLS

Metallic Glass: A Crystal at Heart

Scientists used a diamond anvil cell like this one to squeeze tiny samples of metallic glass. Under very high pressure, the samples switched...
March 25, 2011 — LCLS

High-temperature Superconductor Spills Secret: A New Phase of Matter

An unprecedented three-pronged study has found that one type of high-temperature superconductor may exhibit a new phase of matter. As in all...
February 3, 2011 — LCLS

Giant Virus, Tiny Protein Crystals Show X-ray Laser's Power and Potential

The LCLS Atomic, Molecular and Optical instrument hutch where the experiments were performed, with the CAMP chamber at center-right. (Photo...
December 3, 2010 — LCLS

Strange Discovery: Bacteria Built with Arsenic

Staff Scientist Sam Webb, who led the research undertaken at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. (Photo by Brad Plummer.) In...
August 10, 2009 — LCLS

Obama Administration Announces More Than $327 Million in Recovery Act Funding for Science Research

Washington, D.C. – U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the American...
March 24, 2009 — LCLS

Energy Secretary Chu Announces $1.2 Billion in Recovery Act Funding for Science

Upton, NY -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $1.2 billion in new science funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for major...
October 15, 2008 — LCLS

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center renamed <span class="caps">SLAC</span> National Accelerator Laboratory

New Name Honors Successful Past, Launches a Future of Scientific Expansion Menlo Park, Calif.—The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has renamed...
September 30, 2008 — LCLS

STFC to work with SLAC on world leading light source

Research scientists across the UK will participate in the building and commissioning of a new kind of laser, currently under construction in the USA...
October 19, 2007 — LCLS

DOE Office of Science Publishes Update of Landmark Plan: "Facilities for the Future of Science: A Twenty-Year Outlook"

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science today released a comprehensive update of its landmark 2003 publication,...
August 15, 2007 — LCLS

U.S. Department of Energy Requests $4.1 Billion Investment As Part of the American Competitiveness Initiative

Funding to support basic scientific research WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the American Competitiveness Initiative, U.S. Secretary of Energy...