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
Coronavirus Research LCLS 18

Accepting Submissions of Interest

Accepting Proposal Submissions


Aug 2020 Apr 2021
Scientific Campaigns LCLS 19 Letters of Interest under review September 3, 2020 Apr 2021 Oct 2021

  Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.