SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

X-ray laser gives buckyballs a big kick

( —Scientists at SLAC have been blowing up "buckyballs" – soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules – with an X-ray laser to understand how they fly apart. The results, they say, will aid biological studies by improving ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Nanophysics
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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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