News and announcements for SLAC staff, users and community members.

Tuesday - November 8, 2011

  • Image - Illustration of light emerging from small sheet of metallic foil.

    New Life for Old Electrons in Biological Imaging, Sensing Technologies

    Using leftover high-speed electrons from SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source, researchers have successfully generated intense pulses of light in a largely untapped part of the electromagnetic spectrum – the so-called terahertz gap.

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  • Diagram - The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Camera

    SLAC-led Project to Build World's Largest Digital Camera Impresses DOE Panel

    A U.S. Department of Energy review panel last week gave a glowing endorsement for the SLAC-led project to create the world’s largest digital camera, which will enable a new telescope being built on a Chilean mountaintop to investigate key astronomical questions ranging from dark matter and dark energy to near-Earth asteroids.

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  • Image - Illustration of flap endonuclease (FEN1) assembling unraveled DNA.

    SSRL Helps Shine Light on Structure of Essential DNA-Threading Protein

    The structure of human flap endonuclease (FEN1) as it interacts with a strand of DNA has now been solved by an international team of scientists led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, conducting their work at both the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource and the Advanced Light Source.

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