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2010-07-01 06:55:00

The first published scientific results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laser, located at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, show its unique ability to control the behaviors of individual electrons within simple atoms and molecules by stripping them away, one by one—in some cases creating hollow atoms.

2010-05-14 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to recognize the 50th anniversary of the laser and to celebrate the many innovations that emerged since Theodore Maiman of Hughes Research Labs developed the first working laser May 16, 1960.

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2010-03-24 16:20:00

Like playing a game of scissors-paper-rock, a team of scientists has used laser light to control x-ray beams – by first changing the material medium through which the x-rays pass.

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2009-11-02 13:00:00

The first experiments are now underway using the world's most powerful X-ray laser, the Linac Coherent Light Source, located at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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2009-11-02 09:58:18

Scientists leverage special relativity to speed up computational modeling and open a new era for designing advanced laser-plasma accelerators.

2009-06-09 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a 12-month contract to develop the preliminary design of a 100 kilowatt experimental Free Electron Laser for the U.S. Navy.

2009-04-24 14:30:51

With extremely short wavelengths and very high intensities, light-matter interaction seems to be different than previously accepted

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2008-06-20 10:11:14

The future of high-intensity x-ray science has never been brighter now that scientists at U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have devised a new type of next generation light sources.


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