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World's most powerful X-ray laser lights up

New Atlas - Wed 20 Sep 23

The US Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has switched on the world's most powerful X-ray laser. The Linac Coherent Light Source II (LCLS-II) X-ray Free-Electron Laser ...

First Light for a Next-Generation Light Source

APS Physics - Tue 19 Sep 23

Author(s): Matteo RiniThe Linac Coherent Light Source, an x-ray free-electron laser at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, lights up for the first time after an upgrade that should allow it ...

World's most powerful X-ray laser fired for the first time

Interesting Engineering - Tue 19 Sep 23

The ...

SLAC fires up the world's most powerful X-ray laser: LCLS-II ushers in a new era of science

Phys.org - Mon 18 Sep 23

The newly upgraded Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray free-electron laser (XFEL) at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory successfully produced its first X-rays, ...

SLAC Fires up the World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser: LCLS-II Ushers in a New Era of Science, AZoNano - Tue 19 Sep 23
SLAC fires up the world's most powerful X-ray laser: LCLS-II ushers in a new era of science, Newswise - Mon 18 Sep 23
SLAC fires up the world’s most powerful X-ray laser: LCLS-II ushers in a new era of science, Scienmag - Mon 18 Sep 23

World’s most powerful X-ray laser will ‘film’ chemical reactions in unprecedented detail

Nature News - Mon 18 Sep 23

Nature, Published online: 18 September 2023; doi:10.1038/d41586-023-02874-1Upgraded laser in California will produce one million X-ray pulses per second to study ultrafast processes ...

The world’s brightest X-ray machine has been turned on

Newscientist - Mon 18 Sep 23

The LCLS-II X-ray laser is unprecedentedly bright, and will make it possible to record exactly what atoms and molecules do during photosynthesis and other chemical reactions

California Just Fired The World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser

ScienceAlert - Thu 21 Sep 23

A new era of science begins.

This record-breaking x-ray laser is ready to unlock quantum secrets

Popular Science - Tue 19 Sep 23

The upgrades can produce up to 1 million X-ray pulses per second. Jacqueline Ramseyer Orrell/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory One of the world’s most powerful lasers ...

Intel's Core Ultra 'Meteor Lake' chips arrive on December 14

Engadget - Tue 19 Sep 23

After years of rumors, Intel's "Meteor Lake" processors will finally be arriving in PCs on December 14th. Now dubbed "Core Ultra" as part of the company's new naming ...

How to watch and follow Thursday’s Microsoft Surface event

Engadget - Tue 19 Sep 23

Microsoft is holding a 'special event' at 10 AM ET on Thursday, September 21. Details are scant but the timing certainly indicates a fall hardware event, likely prioritizing a new line of Surface ...

SLAC reports first light for DOE’s grand project

optics.org - Mon 18 Sep 23

“Victory” for the new U.S. X-ray laser, expected to pay big returns to optics-related developments.

The ultrahigh-intensity laser facility has the potential to be a unique open-access resource for the global scientific community

Scienmag - Mon 25 Sep 23

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Rochester nearly $18 million over three years to design and prototype key technologies for EP-OPAL, a new facility dedicated ...

The ultrahigh-intensity laser facility has the potential to be a unique open-access resource for the global scientific community, Eurekalert - Mon 25 Sep 23

US Department of Energy Office of Science awards $115M for High Rigidity Spectrometer project at FRIB

Newswise - Mon 25 Sep 23

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, or DOE-SC, has awarded $115 million for the High Rigidity Spectrometer, or HRS, project at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, at Michigan ...

A New Era of Atomic Science: SLAC Fires Up the World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser

SciTechDaily - Mon 18 Sep 23

With up to a million X-ray flashes per second, 8,000 times more than its predecessor, it transforms the ability of scientists to explore atomic-scale, ultrafast...