X-ray free-electron lasers based on powerful mile-long particle accelerators can peer deep into molecular structure and the ultrafast timescales of chemistry. Dr. Graves is working toward a compact version that can fit in a room. In this webinar we will look briefly at the history of the development of this type of laser and then explore the science, physics, and technology behind the operation of this very unique device. These short x-ray laser pulses can capture the motions of molecules and can look at the molecular structure of living systems.
- Micro and Nanotechnologies