World's First Hard X-ray Free-electron Laser

The Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC takes X-ray snapshots of atoms and molecules at work, revealing fundamental processes in materials, technology and living things. LCLS is an Office of Science User Facility operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Stanford University.

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Latest Proposal Schedule

Mode of Access Run Cycle Proposal Call Status Deadline Cycle Begins Cycle Ends
Regular User Proposal LCLS 21   Proposals under review 30 Mar 2022 Oct 2022 May 2023
Protein Crystal Screening (PCS) LCLS 20 Experiments scheduled 22 Feb 2022 Jan 2022 Jun 2022
MeV-UED Regular User Proposal UED 4 Experiments scheduled 24 Nov 2021 May 2022 Sep 2022
Scientific Campaign LCLS 20 Experiments scheduled 19 Jul 2021 Jan 2022 Jun 2022
Rapid Access (CXI, MFX) Ongoing   Contact for details

  Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.

  Calls For Proposals are posted on the LCLS Annoucements, and e-mailed to lclsuo e-mail list (instructions to subscribe to lclsuo).