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SLAC lab gains $21.8M in new funding

By / August 10, 2009

Last week, I had a post on the DOE’s awarding of $327 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act monies going to various federal labs. Now, thanks to a press release posted Friday by the DOE, we now know a little more about the funding that’s going to the agency’s SLAC National Accelerator Lab and…

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Video of the week – SLAC’s X-ray laser achieves “first light”

By / June 17, 2009

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/lcls_laser_xray.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/lcls_laser_xrayi.jpg}] Materials research got a great new tool in late April when the Linac Coherent Light Source high-energy laser came to life at the SLAC National Accelerator Lab in Menlo Park, Calif. The LCLS provides the world’s brightest, shortest pulses of “hard” X-rays that will be used for studying and understanding the…

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