About AD

Accelerate Directorate

The Accelerator Directorate's (AD) vision is to create an environment that fosters world leading accelerator science and technologies for future accelerators while enabling user research and accelerator R&D programs today.

Our Mission

Maintain and develop technology infrastructure to serve SLAC's mission and the DOE complex.
  • Operate the existing accelerators at SLAC, and provide the highest level of performance.
  • Improve the capability of existing accelerators, and support the construction of new ones.
  • Develop enabling technologies for existing and future accelerators.
  • Educate the next generation of accelerator scientists and engineers.