Only 12 out of a total 33 Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) undulator magnet are needed to create the first pulse of laser light.
The LCLS offers researchers the first-ever glimpse of high energy or 'hard' x-ray laser light produced in a laboratory. It will provide the world's brightest, shortest pulse of laser x-rays for scientist study. It will give scientists an unprecedented tool for studying and understanding the arrangement of atoms in materials such as metal, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, catalysts, plastics and biological molecules, with wide-ranging intact on advances energy research and other fields.
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June 13, 2014
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