November 15, 2002
 

 

German and U.S. Laboratories to Collaborate on the Development of X-Ray Free Electron Lasers

By Neil Calder

Representatives from SLAC and DESY, Germany’s leading particle physics and synchrotron radiation laboratory, gathered in Washington, D.C. last week to sign a laboratory-to-laboratory Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes a unique international collaboration for the development of x-ray free electron lasers. 

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SERT-ainly Prepared for Disaster

By Miriam Boon

In almost every community across the Bay Area, citizens stand ready to cope with emergencies when and if they should occur. SLAC is no different in this regard—we have a team called the SLAC Emergency Response Team (SERT).

"SERT is all about disaster preparedness, people helping people, rescuer safety and doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people," said Nimfa Santos (SHA), a Registered Nurse in the Medical Department who coordinates SERT along with Steve Mahaley (SHA).

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The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is managed by Stanford University for the US Department of Energy

Last update Friday November 15, 2002 by Kathy B