W. Henry Benner

Contact information

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue
Livermore, CA 94550
email: benner2@llnl.gov
phone: 925 422 7363


Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida, 1977
M.S., Chemistry, University of Florida, 1973
B.A., Chemistry, Goshen College, 1969


Analytical chemistry instrumentation development, aerosol science and technology, coherent x-ray diffraction imaging, lipoprotein analysis, mass spectrometry instrumentation 

Recent publications

7 Ao resolution in protein 2D-crystal X-ray diffraction at LCLS, B. Pedrini, et al., accepted by Phil. Trans. B., Jan 2014.

Femtosecond X-ray diffraction from Two-dimensional protein crystals, M. Frank, et al., accepted by Internat. Union Crystal. J., Jan 2014.

Toward unsupervised single-shot diffractive imaging of heterogeneous particles using x-ray free-electron lasers, H. J. Park, et al.(57 authors), Optics Exp, 21, 23, 28729-28742, 2013

Mesoscale morphology of airborne core–shell nanoparticle clusters: x-ray laser coherent diffraction imaging, E. Pedersoli, et al.(62 authors), J. Phys. B: Atomic, Mol. and Opt. Phys., 46, 164033, 2013.

Sensing the wavefront of x-ray free-electron lasers using aerosol spheres, N. D. Loh, et al.(57 authors), Optics Exp., 21, 10, 1238512394   DOI:10.1364/OE.21.012385, May 2013.

Fractal morphology, imaging and mass spectrometry of single aerosol particles in flight, N. D. Loh, et al.(56 authors), Nature, 489, 7416, DOI: 10.1038/nature11426,   Sep 2012.    

Protein crystallography using X-ray free-electron lasers, M. Hunter, et al., Protein Science, 21, SI   Supplement 1, 219-220, Aug 2012.

Profiling structured beams using injected aerosols, N. D. Loh, et al.(57 authors), X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers: Beam Diagnostics, Beamline Instrum., Appl., Proc. of SPIE, 8504, 850403   DOI: 10.1117/12.930075, 2012.  

Re-electrospraying Splash Landed Proteins and Particles, W. H. Benner, G.S. Lewis, S.V. Hering, B. Selgelke, M. Corzett, J.E. Evans, and F.C. Lightstone, Anal. Chem., 84, 2498-2504, 2012.

Profiling structured beams using injected aerosols, Loh, N.D., D. Starodub,  L. Lomb, et al., X-ray free-electron lasers: beam diagnostics, beamline instrumentation, and applications, Proceedings of SPIE, 8504, Article Number: 850403, 2012.