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LCLS in the News

Data-mining for crystal 'gold' at SLAC's X-ray laser
PhysOrg
R&D Magazine
March 17, 2014


'Particle Fever' an intimate look at a weighty experiment
San Francisco Chronicle
March 18, 2014


Focus: X rays Measure Lone Molecules
Physics Today
DESY Press Release
February 28, 2014


Superbright and fast X-rays image single layer of proteins
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory News Release
February 13, 2014


Students get a look at Big Science
Jackson Hole News and Guide
February 5, 2014


Nature surveys a century back, looks a century ahead in crystallography
Physics Today
February, 2014


X-ray science: The big guns
Nature
January 29, 2014


Crystallography: Sources of inspiration
Nature
January 29, 2014


LAMP: A new tool turns on at SLAC's X-ray laser
PhysOrg
AZoNano
Laser Focus World
January 17, 2014


The Ultimate X-ray Machine
How the X-Ray Laser Works [Video]
Scientific American Magazine
January 2014


New X-Ray Techniques Let Researchers Map Crucial Drug Targets
RedOrbit
R&D Magazine
Science Daily
Medindia
Laboratory Equipment
HNGN
December 20, 2013


Superpowerful X-ray Laser Boils Atoms in Molecules, Nanosystems and Solids and Explodes Proteins, All in the Name of Science , plus How the X-ray Laser Works
Scientific American
December 17, 2013


LCLS powers chain reaction of light: A new tool for x-ray studies
R&D Mag
December 12, 2013


How Light Affects Individual Atoms
Science Daily
EE Times Europe
Photonics Online
Nanowerk
December 9, 2013


Condensed-matter physics: Picking up fine vibrations
Nature Physics
December 2, 2013


Scientists Show X-ray Laser Can Solve Protein Structures From Scratch
RedOrbit
ScienceDaily
PhysOrg
Nanowerks
Laser Focus World
BioIT World
November 25, 2013


Scientists prove X-ray laser can solve protein structures from scratch
PhysOrg
November 24, 2013


SLAC-designed chips empower X-ray science
PhysOrg
R&D Magazine
November 14, 2013


Grant to help develop advanced lasers used in drug R&D
BioOptics World
InnovationTrail
Buffalo News
PhysOrg
R&D Magazine
Nanowerk
Video
November 8, 2013


Copper shock: An atomic-scale stress test
ECN
Laboratory Equipment
R&D Magazine
nanowerk
Product Design & Development
oplinet
October 22, 2013


Bay Area Science Festival kicks off with 50 events
San Jose Mercury News
October 21, 2013


Elastic to plastic: high-energy lasers warp copper – permanently
The Conversation
PhysOrg
Industrial Equipment News
October 10, 2013


SLAC x-ray user facility to be updated, again
Physics Today
October 2013 Issue


Ribosome research takes shape
PhysOrg
August 29, 2013


A new tool to split X-ray laser pulses
PhysOrg
August 8, 2013


Eyeing faster chips, scientists measure super-fast electrical switching
PC World
Discovery News
Quartz
Fox News
PC Magazine
Examiner
ECN
Photonics
NextGov
TechFragments
TechNewsWorld
ScienceDaily
PhysOrg
San Jose Mercury News
Inventor Spot
July 30, 2013


New test bed probes the origin of pulses at LCLS
PhysOrg
July 24, 2013


Electrons accelerated on the wildest roller coaster on Earth
Ars Technica
June 28, 2013


Safety systems: Protecting researchers, scientists with safety automation
Control Engineering
June 12, 2013


Models from Big Molecules Captured in a Flash
ScienceDaily
RedOrbit
R&D Magazine
May 28, 2013


Gold Nanocrystal Vibration Captured On Billion-Frames-Per-Second Film
ScienceDaily
Discovery News
The Engineer
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
May 15, 2013


Snap shots of one of life's central processes
PhysOrg
May 15, 2013


X-ray laser brings cellular messengers into focus
PhysOrg
May 10, 2013


SLAC installs hyper efficient server
NewTechPress
HPC Wire
Reuters Wire
CNBC Wire
May 2, 2013


Sharper images for extreme LCLS experiments
PhysOrg
Laboratory Equipment
April 17, 2013


SQUARE ONE: Quantum leaps for a small town lab
Planet Jackson Hole
April 9, 2013


X-Rays Spring Colors
PhysOrg
March 28, 2013


Metalloenzyme structures in a shot
Nature Methods: Science Highlights
March 28, 2013


From particle physics to photon science: Multi-dimensional and multi-level renewal at DESY and SLAC
Science and Public Policy
March 22, 2013


X-ray Free Electron Lasers Motivate Bioanalytical Characterization of Protein Nanocrystals: Serial Femtosecond Crystallography
Analytical Chemistry
Related audio podcast
March 21, 2013


Ultrafast magnetism: Down to the nanometre scale
Nature Materials
March 20, 2013


The half-billion-dollar laser, er, why Silicon Valley is gonna be important for decades
Google Plus
March 6, 2013


Sound, light sources and the thrill of glimpsing the future
PhysOrg
March 1, 2013


An impressive and growing array of lasers at SLAC
PhysOrg
February 28, 2013


Sweet Sunbeams and Creative Catalysts
DOE Office of Science News
February 21, 2013


Protein crystallography using x-ray free-electron lasers
SPIE newsroom
February 21, 2013

New X-ray tool proves timing is everything
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
February 20, 2013


Synchronizing optics and X-rays
Nature Photonics
February 17, 2013


Secrets of photosynthesis revealed using X-ray laser at SLAC in Menlo Park
InMenlo
February 16, 2013


The Most Popular Stories of 2012
Photonics
January, 2013

SLAC’s x-ray laser takes aim at cosmic mystery
InMenlo
December 29, 2012

Breakthrough of the Year Runner-Up: First Protein Structure From an X-ray Laser
Science
December 21, 2012

Sun's X-Rays Reveal New Twist
SPACE.com
Yahoo! News
Science Daily
Science 2.0
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
Space Daily
Nanowerk
December 12, 2012


 

Lights in the Darkness . . . and Hope from the Labs
Blog DOE Office of Science
Laser Focus World
December 9, 2012


Pfeiffer Vacuum welcomed Röntgen Prize winner
Gasworld
December 7, 2012

X-ray Laser Produces First Protein Structure
Science
Photonics
PhysOrg
Science Codex
November 30, 2012


Gone in a Flash
Nature Physics
November 30, 2012


Supercharged Xenon
PhysOrg
Nanowerk
November 22, 2012


Exploring middle ground of solids and liquids
PhysOrg
November 16, 2012

Recipe for 'Supercharging' Atoms With X-Ray Laser
ScienceDaily
SpectroscopyNOW
RedOrbit
R&D Magazine
Product Design & Development
PhysOrg
SciTechDaily
Nanowerk
Photonics
Newswise
Space Daily
November 11, 2012


Storing an X-ray Photon
APS Physics "Focus"
November 9, 2012

Twinkle, twinkle, little atom
Nanowerk
November 8, 2012

Exploring Chemical Changes at the Molecular Scale
SciTechDaily
PhysOrg
Laboratory Equipment Magazine
November 6, 2012


 

SLAC at 50: still very much a going concern
The Almanac
Palo Alto Online
October 3, 2012

X-Ray photonics: X-rays inspire electron movies
Nature Photonics
October 1, 2012

X-ray imaging: High-resolution surface structures
Nature Photonics
September 3, 2012

New single-shot X-ray technique makes magnetic image
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
ZeitNews
August 30, 2012

The Underground Tunnel Where the Laws of Physics Are Rewritten [SLAC 50th anniversary]
Gizmodo
San Jose Mercury News
InMenlo
Laser Focus World
August 29, 2012


How Light Changes Matter Measured By Synchronized Lasers
RedOrbit
Science Daily
Photonics Online
R&D Magazine
The Daily Galaxy
PhysOrg
Nanowerk
August 29, 2012


Experiments probe megavirus in high resolution
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
August 15, 2012


X-Ray Beam Refined to Scalpel Precision
Photonics
Engadget
French Tribune
PhysOrg
Laser Focus World
Photonics Online
InMenlo
August 13, 2012


Extreme Plasma Theories Put to the Test
Science Daily
Physics
Innovations Report
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
SciTechDaily
August 6, 2012

Organic crystals put laser focus on magnetism
R&D Magazine
July 26, 2012

Speed and power of X-ray laser helps unlock molecular mysteries
PhysOrg
July 26, 2012

Bringing telescope technology to X-ray lasers
R&D Magazine

PhysOrg

July 11, 2012

Crossing Sand Hill Road: SLAC, X-Ray Lasers, and the Venture Industry
Xconomy
July 10, 2012

“Pump-Probe” Technique Explores How Molecules Respond to Light
SciTechDaily
July 3, 2012

Single particles take flight
ChemistryWorld
R&D Magazine
Science Daily
Green Car Congress
InMenlo
Nanotech Now
Planet Save
Lab Equipment Magazine
Galileonet
June/July, 2012

Nanocluster finding may lead to better models of matter under extreme conditions
Nanowerk News
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
June, 2012

Bright Lights and a Few Good Eggs
DOE Office of Science blog
June 19, 2012

LCLS Zaps Electrons Out of Atoms, Resulting in Chemical Analysis with Atomic Resolution
SciTechDaily

R&D Magazine

Nanowerk

June 12, 2012

A new way of looking at photosystem II:
Researchers study key protein complex crucial to photosynthesis

PhysOrg

New Energy and Fuel

SciTechDaily

June 6, 2012

SLAC X-ray laser used to probe biomolecules to individual atoms
PhysOrg

Science Codex

Nanowerk

May 31, 2012

Lower energy could lead to more biological imaging at LCLS
R&D Magazine

PhysOrg

May 29, 2012


Video: X-ray Laser Recreates Extreme Conditions

AIP / Inside Science TV
May 23, 2012

LCLS graphite experiment poses new questions for researchers
R&D Magazine

Photonics

PhysOrg

SciTechDaily

May 21, 2012

Graphite enters different states of matter in ultrafast experiment
Nanowerk

PhysOrg

ScienceDaily

May, 2012

X-ray laser uncovers secrets of complex oxide material
PhysOrg

R&D Magazine

SciTechDaily

May, 2012


Video: Fly Through the World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser

Wired Science
April 3, 2012


Avalanche of emissions creates first atomic x-ray laser

Photonics Spectra
April, 2012 


Taking the jitter out of X-ray imaging
R&D Magazine
March 23, 2012

LCLS offers new method for examining membrane proteins
R&D Magazine
PhysOrg
SciTechDaily
March 14, 2012

2-Million-Degree Matter Reveals the Structure of Stars
Photonics
March 2012

 


Photovoltaic Cells Wiggle when Lit

R&D Magazine
February 28, 2012


X-ray Specs: It is Now Possible to Photograph the Insides of Individual Cells

Economist
February 25, 2012


Episode 133: Extreme Conditions

Dr. Kiki's Science Hour
February 17, 2012


Scientists Create New Atomic X-ray Laser

Laser Focus World
February 12, 2012


Shorter, Purer X-rays to Capture Minute Changes

The Sydney Morning Herald
February 1, 2012


Stanford Linear Accelerator Scientists Create the World's First Atomic X-ray Laser

Mercury News
January 30, 2012


Scientists create first atomic x-ray laser, opening door to new range of scientific discovery

InMenlo
January 27, 2012


Hottest Thing on Earth: X-Rays Heat Metal to 3.6 Million Degrees

National Geographic
January 27, 2012


Scientists Build The World's Most Powerful Laser

Forbes
January 27, 2012


Physicists Squeeze X-Ray Laser Light Out of Atoms

Science NOW
January 25, 2012


X-Ray Laser Turns Up the Heat to 3.6 Million Degrees

Wired
January 25, 2012


Laser Scientists Create World's Most Powerful And Precise X-Ray Lasers

Huffington Post
January 25, 2012


Two Million-degree Matter from SLAC Laser

The Register
January 25, 2012


X-ray Laser Bakes Solid Plasma from Aluminum Foil, Brings Us Closer to Nuclear Fusion

Engadget
January 25, 2012


Scientists Create Star Matter In California

Gizmodo
January 25, 2012


World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Super-Heats Aluminum Foil to 3.6 Million Degrees

Popular Science
January 25, 2012


X-ray Laser Fires Most Powerful Beams Ever

Discovery News
January 25, 2012


Laser Science: Even Harder X-rays

Nature News and Views
January 25, 2012


X-ray Laser Could Unlock Science Secrets

UPI
January 25, 2012


Super Laser Can Create Star Temperatures

Sunday Mercury News
January 25, 2012


Fastest X-ray Images of Tiny Biological Crystals

DESY Press Release
December 19, 2011


Fifth X-ray Instrument at LCLS Debuts, with a Bead on Disorderly Structures

PhysOrg
December 14, 2011


WMU-led Research Team Turns Physics Theory into Observable Science

Western Michigan University
November 29, 2011


New Life for Old Electrons in Biological Imaging, Sensing Technologies

R&D Magazine
November 9, 2011


Bright Lights, Small Systems: Molecular Differentiation Using Free-electron Lasers

PhysOrg
October 28, 2011


Linac Coherent Light Source Has Purest X-ray Beam Ever, Study Confirms

Physical Review Focus
September 2011


Polychromatic X-ray Coherent Diffractive Imaging Cuts Exposure Time by a Factor of 60

Laser Focus World
August 2011


Coherent Diffractive Imaging in Living Color

PhysOrg
August 2011


Smashing Proteins

BioTechniques
August 2011


Smashing Crystals

The Scientist
July 2011


TEDx Talk: Seeing the Invisible

TEDx Talk at Palo Alto's Gunn High School
June 2011


10 Questions for a Physicist: Uwe Bergmann

DOE Energy Blog
June 2011

First Australian Team to Win Beam Time on World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser
University of Melbourne Newsroom
June 2011


Ultrafast Lasers: Free Electron Lasers Thrive from Synergy with Ultrafast Laser Systems

Laser Focus World
April 2011


X-rays from a Free-electron Laser Resolve the Structures of Complex Biomolecules

Physics Today
April 2011


An X-ray Laser Captures the Structures of Life

DOE Pulse
March 21, 2011


Top 7 in Biochemistry (LCLS research ranked #1 and #5)

The Scientist
March 15, 2011


X-raying Life’s Microscopic Machinery

Science News
February 26, 2011

Using X-Ray Laser, Researchers Image a Single Virus, Destroying It in the Process
Popular Science
February 16, 2011

Novel SLAC Images Combine Art, Science
The Stanford Daily
February 11, 2011

First Images of Proteins and Viruses Caught with an X-ray Laser
Nanowerk
February 8, 2011

X-ray Pulses Yield Biological Structures
Chemical & Engineering News
February 7, 2011

World's First Hard X-ray Free-electron Laser Images Intact Viruses
Gizmag
February 7, 2011

World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Illuminates Hidden Protein World
Wired
February 3, 2011

X-ray Laser Images Single Virus Particles
Physics World
February 3, 2011

X-raying Life’s Microscopic Machinery
Science News
February 2, 2011

 

X-ray Laser Lights Up Small Wonders
MSNBC
February 2, 2011

World's Brightest X-ray Laser Illuminates Molecular Secrets
Electron Cafe
December 17, 2010

What Shall We Do With the X-ray Laser?
Science
December 10, 2010

X-ray lasers: Coherent and compact
Nature Photonics
October 2010

X-ray FEL Shines Brightly
Nature Photonics
September 2010

Superpowerful X-ray Laser Dedicated
Photonics
August 18, 2010

Chu Dedicates SLAC laser
Stanford Daily
August 17, 2010

Stanford's X-Ray Laser Promises New Discoveries
ABC News
August 17, 2010

New Laser Could Create Atomic "Movies"
QUEST (National Public Radio)
August 17, 2010

New Laser Captures Atoms and Molecules in Motion
The Almanac
August 17, 2010

Correspondent's Diary: Act Three, Scene One
The Economist
August 5, 2010

Scientists Turn On World's Biggest X-ray Machine under I-280
ABC News
July 28, 2010

X-rays, Lasers, and Atoms...
Dr. Kiki's Science Hour
July 23, 2010

X-Ray Laser Resurrects a Laboratory No Longer in the Vanguard
New York Times
July 5, 2010

First strike from the LCLS
Nature
July 1, 2010

World’s Most Intense X-Ray Laser Takes First Shots
Wired
June 30, 2010

Atomic physics: X-ray laser peels and cores atoms
Nature
June 30, 2010

Capturing Atomic Images via Ultrafast X-ray Pulses
CNET News
February 23, 2010

LCLS: The World's Largest Laser Writer?
Photonics Online
October 20, 2009

X-ray free-electron lasers fire up
Nature
October 7, 2009

First Test of New X-Ray Laser Strips Neon Bare
Photonics Online
September 24, 2009

Coherent Light Source Begins Operation
Laser Focus World
Aug 25, 2009

World's Most Powerful X-ray Machine Debuts at SLAC
Stanford Report
April 22, 2009

World's First X-ray Laser Powers Up
Science Now
April 21, 2009

Science Begins at the World's Most Powerful X-ray Laser
ChemEurope.com
April 11, 2009

X-ray Imaging Beyond the Limits
Nature Materials 
April, 2009


World's Longest Accelerator Probes Universe's Tiniest Particles

Wired
February 18, 2008

Ground-breaking Event
Symmetry Magazine
December 2006

Ground Breaking New Science at SLAC
PhysOrg
October 23, 2006

Embracing Small Science in a Big Way 
Science
September 29, 2006

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