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And then there were two

Researchers around the world now have access to a second hard-X-ray free-electron laser facility: the SPring-8 Angstrom Compact Free-Electron Laser in Japan. Nature Photonics spoke to Makina Yabashi and Hitoshi Tanaka from the facility about their achievements and plans for the future.

Interview by David Pile

Makina Yabashi, Hitoshi Tanaka and colleagues have a have a Letter about the successful operation of SACLA and its lasing parameters on page 540 of this issue.

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Pile, D. And then there were two. Nature Photon 6, 566 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2012.183

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