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.
LCLS Announcements & Updates
Latest Proposal Schedule
|Mode of Access||Run Cycle||Proposal Call Status||Deadline||Cycle Begins||Cycle Ends|
|Scientific Campaign Proposal||LCLS 20||Accepting Letters of Interest||28 May 2021||Jan 2022||Jun 2022|
|Regular User Proposal||LCLS 20||Further details coming soon||TBD||Jan 2022||Jun 2022|
|Protein Crystal Screening (PCS)||LCLS 19||Submitted Proposals under review||09 Feb 2021||May 2021||Dec 2021|
|Rapid Access (CXI, MFX)||Contact for details||Ongoing|
|MeV-UED Regular User Proposal||UED 3||Experiments Scheduled||14 Dec 2020||May 2021||Sep 2021|
Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.
LCLS Science News
First LCLS-II Cold Box Installed at SLAC