U.S. Department of Energy SSI 2011 - SLAC Summer Institute - SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

SLAC Tours

Tours of SLAC will be given, please see below for times. Tours meet promptly at the auditorium breezeway. Interested SSI participants will have the opportunity to sign up for the tours in the Kavli Auditorium lobby.

Klystron Gallery

Klystrons as far as the eye can see generate the microwaves which power the SLAC linac. A stop at the Visitor’s Gallery along the two mile accelerator, shows the critical linac components, explains their workings, and provides a spectacular visual experience. A “must-see” at SLAC.

Thursday, July 28th at 1:30pm
Tuesday, August 2nd at 1:30pm

Visualization Lab at Fred Kavli Building

Whether it is Terabytes of simulation output or experimental data, KIPAC researchers exploit modern visualization techniques to extract the maximum amount of information from their data. More often than not that means to write new tools at the cutting edge of scientific visualization. This work is done in the specially constructed Schwob Computing and Information Center. Read more...

Thursday, August 4th at 5-5:20pm (12 people) and 5:20-5:40pm (12 people)