SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Turning graphite into diamond

( —A research team led by SLAC scientists has uncovered a potential new route to produce thin diamond films for a variety of industrial applications, from cutting tools to electronic devices to electrochemical ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Scientists cook up new electronic material

( —Scientists from SLAC, Stanford and Berkeley Lab grew sheets of an exotic material in a single atomic layer and measured its electronic structure for the first time. They discovered it's a natural fit for making ...

dateJan 10, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Copper shock: An atomic-scale stress test

( —Scientists used the powerful X-ray laser at the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to create movies detailing trillionths-of-a-second changes in the arrangement of copper atoms ...

dateOct 22, 2013 in General Physics
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'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated

In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured glass ...

dateSep 27, 2013 in Nanophysics
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