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Kelly Gaffney is the director of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.01.18.17Profile

Meet the Director: Kelly Gaffney

Kelly Gaffney is the director of the SSRL, a user facility that produces extremely bright x-rays as a resource for researchers to study our world at the atomic and molecular level of energy production, environmental remediation, nanotechnology, new materials, and medicine. Read More »

John Hill, NSLS-II Director, is shown here overlooking the Electron-Spectro-Microscopy Beamline on the NSLS-II Experimental Floor.  01.11.17Profile

Meet the Director: John Hill

John Hill directs the NSLS-II User Facility in its mission, providing extremely bright X-rays for basic and applied research in biology and medicine, materials and chemical sciences, geosciences and environmental sciences, and nanoscience. Read More »

Stuart Henderson, the new Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. 01.10.17From the Labs

New Director Named to Lead U.S. Department of Energy’s Jefferson LabExternal link

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC announce that Stuart Henderson will become the new Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia. Read MoreExternal linkage

Frames from an animation shows electron states in a single layer of tungsten disulfide crystal that’s been illuminated with circularly polarized light in the red to near-infrared wavelength range. 01.05.17User Facility

Light Can Switch On Topological MaterialsExternal link

Computer simulations show how light pulses can create channels that conduct electricity with no resistance in atomically thin semiconductors. Read MoreExternal linkage

Fuzzy white clusters of nanowires on a lab bench, with a penny for scale. 12.27.16User Facility

Researchers Use World's Smallest Diamonds to Make Wires Three Atoms WideExternal link

Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a way to use diamondoids – the smallest possible bits of diamond – to assemble atoms into the thinnest possible electrical wires, just three atoms wide. Read MoreExternal linkage

A microscopic image of one of the bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide samples the scientists studied using a new high-speed imaging technique. 12.21.16User Facility

Laser Pulses Help Scientists Tease Apart Complex Electron InteractionsExternal link

Time-resolved "stop-action" measurements identify an unusual form of energy loss. Read MoreExternal linkage

This diagram shows the setup for an imaging method that mapped electrical signals using a sheet of graphene and an infrared laser. 12.20.16User Facility

New Graphene-Based System Could Help Us ‘See’ Electrical Signaling in Heart and Nerve CellsExternal link

Berkeley-Stanford team creates a system to visualize faint electric fields. Read MoreExternal linkage

Project director Buddy Bland stands by Titan, the hybrid-architecture Cray XK7 system at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. 12.14.16Profile

Meet the Director: Buddy Bland

Project director Buddy Bland lives the DOE’s computing mission: to discover, develop, and use computers to solve the biggest problems in science, industry, and government. Read More »

The AMS is visible on the ISS just after being installed, with a US Space Shuttle docked on the far right, a Russian Soyuz capsule docked on the far left.12.08.16Article

A Syllabus in Cosmic Rays

What have scientists learned in five years of studying cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment? Read More »

Andrew Hutton, associate director of Jefferson Lab’s Accelerator Division, looks over prototype particle accelerating devices – called cavities – in the lab’s Superconducting Radiofrequency Institute.12.07.16Profile

Meet the Director: Andrew Hutton

Director of the CEBAF user facility Andrew Hutton’s love for accelerators started at age 17. Read More »

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