In the News


The new Theory Institute for Materials and Energy Spectroscopies (TIMES) was established within SIMES (2017).

Video Abstracts


Revealing the Degree of Magnetic Frustration by Nonmagnetic Impurities New J. Phys. 13, 043025 (2011)



Science Highlights


"Visualizing the flow of energy and charge in real-space with x-rays"
SIMES Science Highlight - April 15, 2014

"Direct evidence for competition between magnetism and superconductivity"
SIMES Science Highlight - April 11, 2014

"Completing the puzzle of spin excitations in cuprate superconductors"
SIMES Science Highlight - February 28, 2014

"Real Time View of Electron-Phonon Scattering"
SIMES Science Highlight - December 26, 2013

"Manipulating Dirac Electrons with Ultrafast Laser Pulses"
SIMES Science Highlight - October 16, 2013

"Electron correlations hold the key to early stages of ultrafast relaxation"
SIMES Science Highlight - August 29, 2013

"Lattice coupling sculpts properties of low dimensional complex materials"
SIMES Science Highlight - June 25, 2013

"Revealing the elusive coupling between spin and charge orders"
SIMES Science Highlight - April 2, 2013

"New mechanism for emergent charge orders"
SIMES Science Highlight - January 2, 2013

"Emergent phase arises from competing spin and charge order"
SIMES Science Highlight - December 10, 2012

"Elucidating the cuprate phase diagram"
SIMES Science Highlight - October 21, 2012

"Competing Phases Found in High-Temperature Superconductor"
SSRL Science Highlight - 2012 (Highlight links to a Lay Summary)

"Strong forward scattering by lattice vibrations in high-Tc cuprate superconductors"
SIMES Science Highlight - June 11, 2012

"X-­ray Free Electron Laser (FEL) Sheds New Light onto the Dynamics of Charge Ordering in a Condensed Matter System: Nickelates"
SIMES Science Highlight - April 8, 2012

"Anisotropy in Iron-Based Superconductors"
SIMES Science Highlight - August 25, 2011

"Symmetry Breaking Orbital Anisotropy in Iron-based Superconductors"
SSRL Science Highlight - 2011 (Highlight links to a Lay Summary)

"From a Single-Band Metal to a High-Temperature Superconductor via Two Thermal Phase Transitions"
SSRL Science Highlight - 2011 (Highlight links to a Lay Summary. See also ALS Science Highlight)

"High Performance Computing Cracks the Wavefunction Code"
SIMES Science Highlight - November 1, 2010

"Particle-Hole Symmetry Broken Pseudogap in High Temperature Superconductors"
SSRL Science Highlight - 2010 (Link to Lay Summary)

"Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors"
ALS Science Highlights - 2010

"Polaron Coherence Condensation in Layered Colossal Resistive Manganites"
ALS Science Highlights - 2008

"Pseudogap and Superconducting Gap in High-Temperature Superconductors"
SSRL Science Highlight - 2007 (Link to Lay Summary)

"Pseudogaps, Polarons, and the Mystery of High-Tc Superconductivity"
ALS Science Highlights - 2006


Articles About Research


SLAC News Feature, April 24, 2014
"Scientists watch high-temperature superconductivity emerge out of magnetism"

SLAC News Feature, April 15, 2014
"Study shows high-energy magnetic interactions alone don't cause high-temperature superconductivity"

iSGTW: International Science Grid of the Week Feature, March 19, 2014
"Scientists explore why some materials are superconductive at high temperatures"

SLAC News Feature: Jan. 31, 2014
"SIMES Simulations Track Energized Electrons to Understand Complex Materials"

SLAC Today: May 16, 2012
"X-ray Laser Uncovers Secrets of Complex Oxide Material"

SLAC Today: Feb. 21, 2012
"Tom Devereaux Appointed Director of SIMES"

Press Release: Mar. 24, 2011
"High-temperature Superconductor Spills Secret: A New Phase of Matter"

SLAC Today: Apr. 6, 2010
"To Surf, or to Dance? Electrons' Extracurricular Activities Affect Superconductivity"

SLAC Today: Mar. 23, 2010
"Humboldt Awardees Explore Superconductivity at SLAC and Abroad"

SLAC Today: Mar. 18, 2010
"Taming the Superconductor"

SLAC Today: Mar. 16, 2010
"Workshop Highlights SLAC and Stanford Photon Science"

CMSN Newsletter 5 (Summer 2009)
"Evidence for weak electronic correlations in the iron pnictides"

Physics 2, 60 (2009)
"Are iron pnictides new cuprates?" (Viewpoint by Zlatko Tesanovic)

SLAC Today: July 27, 2009
"Three Research Grants and a New Branchline for SIMES and SSRL"

SLAC Today: May 15, 2009
"SLAC Physicists Honored as APS Fellows"

SLAC Today: Mar. 23, 2009
"Do-it-yourself Supercomputing"

SLAC Today: Dec. 19, 2008
"SLAC Scientists Awarded Supercomputing Time"


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