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Secretary Chu to Join Representatives Lofgren and Honda at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

August 13, 2010 - 12:00am

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Washington, D.C. - On Monday, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will visit the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. Secretary Chu will join Representatives Zoe Lofgren and Mike Honda and Stanford University President John Hennessy at a dedication ceremony for the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The Recovery Act-funded LCLS produces x-ray pulses millions of times brighter than the world's most powerful synchrotron sources, capable of capturing images of atoms and molecules in motion.

The LCLS is led by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC). Operated by Stanford University, this DOE laboratory explores frontier questions in photon science, astrophysics, particle physics and accelerator research.

For more information on media logistics, contact Melinda Lee at (650) 926-8547.

Media Availability

 

WHEN: 1:30 PM PDT
WHERE: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Near Experimental Hall

LCLS Dedication Ceremony
 

WHEN: 2:15 PM PDT 
WHERE: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
SLAC Green

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