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 19||Submitted Proposals under review||28 Oct 2020||May 2021||Dec 2021|
|Regular User Proposal||LCLS 19||Submitted Proposals under review||28 Oct 2020||May 2021||Dec 2021|
|Protein Crystal Screening (PCS)||LCLS 19||Accepting Proposal Submissions||09 Feb 2021||May 2021||Dec 2021|
|Rapid Access (CXI, MFX)||Contact for details||Ongoing|
|MeV-UED Regular User Proposal||UED 3||Submitted Proposals under review||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