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Researchers At Vanderbilt's Free-Electron Laser Center Are Developing New Forms Of Laser Surgery, Improved X-Ray Technology, And Better Methods For Protein Identification

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October 22, 2001
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The manifold interactions of light and matter play a critical role in the drama of life. They provide the energy that makes life possible, as well as the vision required to appreciate its beauty. In the last 200 years, scientists have learned a tremendous amount about the nature of light and of matter. Yet there are still significant gaps in our understanding of this fundamental interplay which the Free-Electron Laser (FEL) is helping to bridge.

The manifold interactions of light and matter play a critical role in the drama of life. They provide the energy that makes life possible, as well as the vision required to appreciate its beauty. In the last 200 years, scientists have learned a tremendous amount about the nature of light and of matter. Yet there are still significant gaps in our understanding of this fundamental interplay which the Free-Electron Laser (FEL) is helping to bridge.


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Vanderbilt University. "Researchers At Vanderbilt's Free-Electron Laser Center Are Developing New Forms Of Laser Surgery, Improved X-Ray Technology, And Better Methods For Protein Identification." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 22 October 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011022030452.htm>.
Vanderbilt University. (2001, October 22). Researchers At Vanderbilt's Free-Electron Laser Center Are Developing New Forms Of Laser Surgery, Improved X-Ray Technology, And Better Methods For Protein Identification. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011022030452.htm
Vanderbilt University. "Researchers At Vanderbilt's Free-Electron Laser Center Are Developing New Forms Of Laser Surgery, Improved X-Ray Technology, And Better Methods For Protein Identification." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/10/011022030452.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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