An Oxford-led team has created solid density plasma with a temperature of 2 million degrees Kelvin using the LCLS. For further details please see the SLAC press release.
The Nature article on “Creation and diagnosis of a solid-density plasma with an X-ray free-electron laser” can be found on the Nature website.
Oxford University have released a press release that can be found on their website.
Scientists working at SLAC have created the first atomic inner-shell X-ray laser at 1.46 nm pumped by the LCLS free electron laser. For further details please see the SLAC press release.
The Nature article on “Atomic inner-shell X-ray laser at 1.46 nanometres pumped by an X-ray free-electron laser” can be found on the Nature website.
Jon Marangos has provided his comments in an article “Laser science: Even harder X-rays”. The article can be found on the Nature website.
First call for experiment proposals at the FERMI@Elettra facility for 1 July to 30 Decemeber 2012. The deadline for proposals is 31 March 2012. For further details please visit the website
First scanning of near field optical images of oesophageal cancer using the InfraRed Free Electron Laser (IRFEL) at ALICE. More information can be found at the following website