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 22||Proposals under review.||28 Mar 2023||Jan 2024||Jun 2024|
|Data Set Collection (DSC)||LCLS 22||Proposals under review.||28 Mar 2023||Jan 2024||Jun 2024|
|Protein Crystal Screening (PCS)||LCLS 22||Proposals under review.||28 Apr 2023||Jan 2024||Jun 2024|
|MeV-UED Regular User Proposal||UED 4||Experiments scheduled||Oct 2022||Jun 2023|
|Scientific Campaign||Ongoing||Experiments scheduled||Jan 2022||Jun 2022|
|Rapid Access||LCLS 21||Contact for details|
Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.
LCLS Science News
First LCLS-II Cold Box Installed at SLAC