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|
|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.
LCLS Science News
First LCLS-II Cold Box Installed at SLAC