SLAC at 55 | February 21, 2018 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Cover Story - February 21, 2018

SLAC at 55

A look at what's new at this big-league laboratory

by Dave Boyce

It's been five years since the 50th anniversary of Menlo Park's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on Sand Hill Road — a straight, two-mile-long buried tube that's been pumping out high-speed subatomic particles since 1962 for scientists and engineers trying to advance human understanding of the universe. So what's new?

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Posted by SLAC Engineer
a resident of Portola Valley: Westridge
on Mar 7, 2018 at 7:48 pm

The LCLS hard x-ray laser operates 7 days a week not 5 days a week as stated in the article.

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Posted by Fred G. Kraese
a resident of another community
on Mar 9, 2018 at 3:46 pm

Is there a future commerical application for the "Speedier Bullet" research?

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