Tag: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Blair Ratcliff

Blair Ratcliff wins American Physical Society award

by Manuel Gnida on August 28, 2017 3:09 pm
When the Big Bang gave birth to our universe about 14 billion years ago, it should have created equal amounts of matter and antimatter. Yet, today’s cosmos is dominated by matter. The BABAR experiment, which operated at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 1999 to 2008, tried to explain this cosmic imbalance. Now, the American… Read more Blair Ratcliff wins American Physical Society award
Philip Bucksbaum

Philip Bucksbaum elected to American Physical Society leadership position

by Taylor Kubota on August 8, 2017 2:53 pm
Following the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) general election, PHILIP BUCKSBAUM will be vice president of APS in 2018 – an election that places him in the presidential line. He will become president-elect in 2019 and president in 2020. Bucksbaum is the Marguerite Blake Wilber Professor in Natural Science at Stanford and professor of photon… Read more Philip Bucksbaum elected to American Physical Society leadership position
Femtosecond symbol

Can you spare a millionth of a billionth of a second?

by SLAC Communications on April 13, 2017 4:19 pm
Got a millionth of a billionth of a second? There’s science that actually happens on this timescale. Join the SLAC National Accelerator Laborary online for a week of ultrafast science from April 17 to 21. Learn more about how scientists and engineers use electron beams and bright pulses of light from the Linac Coherent Light… Read more Can you spare a millionth of a billionth of a second?
SLAC award winners

Three SLAC employees awarded the lab's highest honor

by SLAC Communications on March 20, 2017 2:14 pm
Three employees of the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been recognized with the lab’s highest honor ­– the SLAC Director’s Award. The award recognizes employees who achieve extraordinary results while modeling the lab’s values of excellence, integrity, creativity, collaboration and respect. This year’s recipients are staff scientist SILA KILICCOTE; JODI VERLEGER, interim… Read more Three SLAC employees awarded the lab's highest honor

SLAC’s Phil Bucksbaum elected VP of Optical Society

by Elaine Ray on October 20, 2011 4:00 am
PHILIP H. BUCKSBAUM, director of the PULSE Institute for Ultrafast Energy Science, has been elected vice president of The Optical Society, putting him on a track to serve as president of the organization in 2014. Bucksbaum has been active in the OSA for more than 20 years, serving on the board of directors and taking… Read more SLAC’s Phil Bucksbaum elected VP of Optical Society

Pakistani interns Ping SLAC

by Elaine Ray on July 26, 2011 4:00 am
When AMBER MADEEHA ZEB and SADIA REHMAN arrived at SLAC from Pakistan in April to work on the PingER project, they knew they would be beginning quite an adventure. To their delight, it has been entirely positive, both technically and personally. Both women are studying for their master’s degrees in communications systems at the School… Read more Pakistani interns Ping SLAC