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Title: Making Molecular Movies: 10,000,000,000,000 Frames per Second

Abstract

Movies have transformed our perception of the world. With slow motion photography, we can see a hummingbird flap its wings, and a bullet pierce an apple. The remarkably small and extremely fast molecular world that determines how your body functions cannot be captured with even the most sophisticated movie camera today. To see chemistry in real time requires a camera capable of seeing molecules that are one ten billionth of a foot with a frame rate of 10 trillion frames per second! SLAC has embarked on the construction of just such a camera. Please join me as I discuss how this molecular movie camera will work and how it will change our perception of the molecular world.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1014043
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: SLAC Public Lecture Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on December 12, 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; CAMERAS; CHEMISTRY; CONSTRUCTION; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR; PHOTOGRAPHY; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER; SLAC; X-RAY LASER; LINAC COHERENT LIGHT SOURCE (LCLS); MOLECULAR PHOTOGRAPHS AND MOVIES

Citation Formats

Gaffney, Kelly. Making Molecular Movies: 10,000,000,000,000 Frames per Second. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Gaffney, Kelly. Making Molecular Movies: 10,000,000,000,000 Frames per Second. United States.
Gaffney, Kelly. Tue . "Making Molecular Movies: 10,000,000,000,000 Frames per Second". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1014043.
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