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New round of DOE awards bolsters quantum information science at SLAC

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have received two DOE awards to explore how quantum information can be passed from one quantum device to another. The goal: develop ways to link quantum devices into...
16-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Plastics, Fuels and Chemical Feedstocks From CO2? They’re Working on It

Four SUNCAT scientists describe recent research results related to the quest to capture CO2 from the smokestacks of factories and power plants and use renewable energy to turn it into industrial feedstocks and fuels.
9-Sep-2019 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First report of superconductivity in a nickel oxide material

Scientists at SLAC and Stanford have made the first nickel oxide material that shows clear signs of superconductivity - the ability to transmit electrical current with no loss. The first in a potential new family of unconventional superconductors,...
28-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Report Two Advances in Understanding the Role of ‘Charge Stripes’ in Superconducting Materials

In independent studies, two research teams report important advances in understanding how charge stripes might interact with superconductivity. Both studies were carried out with X-rays at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator...
19-Aug-2019 1:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Atomic ‘Trojan Horse’ Could Inspire New Generation of X-Ray Lasers and Particle Colliders

An international team of researchers, including scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has demonstrated a potentially much brighter electron source based on plasma that could be used in more compact, more...
12-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina receive DOE Early Career Research grants

Arianna Gleason and Diana Gamzina, staff scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will receive prestigious Early Career Research Program awards for studies in fusion energy and the development of...
2-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hans-Georg Steinrück receives 2019 Spicer Award for energy storage research at SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron

Hans-Georg Steinrück, a versatile scientist who has made important contributions to research involving lithium-ion batteries, organic transistors, and catalysis, has been chosen to receive the 2019 William E. and Diane M. Spicer Young Investigator...
26-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A day in the life of a dark matter data wrangler

Maria Elena Monzani spends most of her work day preparing scientists around the globe to analyze data from a future experiment designed to detect signals of elusive dark matter particles – the stuff you don’t see when you look into the night...
18-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Q&A: SLAC Theorist Lance Dixon Explains Quantum Gravity

In this Q&A, Particle Physics and Astrophysics Professor Lance Dixon of Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory explains one approach to developing such a theory, called quantum gravity.
18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

SLAC Researchers to Present at AAAS 2015

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers will share the latest discoveries and innovations in a wide range of fields at this year’s AAAS Annual Meeting (Feb. 12-16 in San Jose, Calif.), including X-ray lasers, quantum materials, citizen...
10-Feb-2015 6:40 PM EST

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